mozy contest: problem 1 PHP solution

Michael L Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Mon Nov 6 15:07:32 MST 2006


On Mon, 2006-11-06 at 14:44 -0700, 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

Am I the only one who thinks that mebibytes and kibibytes and exbibytes
are silly and still uses good old SI prefixes using 1024 as the factor?
I probably am, but I just refuse to us MiBs or GiBs.

> (2^(2^72) - 1).
> 
> Shane
> 
> 
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