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By: Olivier Avenel       
Date: Oct 01,2003 at 23:05
In Response to: MB instead of KB view. (Ramon Ebdon)

> You are the one that doesn't like to have to look a number such 150,234,567
> and think that it is approximately 150MB.

> Its not 150MB, and I know its not 150MB, i know its somewhat less than
> that, but I dont know exactly how many MB. While its true that it's closer
> to 146,713KB, its still not correct when referring to MB. It's 143.28MB.

and 0.13992GB. Be sure most readers of this forum understand your point, no need to proceed any further.

Still, personally and professionally (data taking), I have much better use of the *exact* number of bytes and wouldn't like to lose this information. You can always go from bytes to KB or MB (see above) but you cannot go back from 143.28MB to 150,234,567.

Olivier

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