Shane Hathaway wrote: > Shane Hathaway wrote: >> Given those rules, n bits can express integers from 0 to (2^n - 1). n >> is 2^64, so 16 exbibits can express integers from 0 to (2^(2^64) - 1). > > BTW, if you meant to ask about 16 exbibytes, you can represent up to > (2^(2^72) - 1). Oops, I meant (2^(2^67) - 1). Silly me. Shane