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- Subject: Re: problem with string.format %d and very large integers
- From: Patrick Rapin <toupie300@...>
- Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 14:25:19 +0200
> I also have difficulty remembering how much a billion is!
This is effectively difficult, since in American English it represents
10^9, while in most other European languages it means 10^12 !
The variants are called long and short scales . This is quite a pity IMHO.