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From "ASF subversion and git services (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CLOUDSTACK-1359) Clarify what we mean by GB in CloudStack documentation
Date Mon, 09 Mar 2015 02:49:38 GMT

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ASF subversion and git services commented on CLOUDSTACK-1359:
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Commit e86c7a2a9aeb084db5a29b76df9ab50b7666e362 in cloudstack's branch refs/heads/master from
[~pdion]
[ https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=cloudstack.git;h=e86c7a2 ]

CLOUDSTACK-1359: add UI information about GB definition


> Clarify what we mean by GB in CloudStack documentation
> ------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CLOUDSTACK-1359
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-1359
>             Project: CloudStack
>          Issue Type: Bug
>      Security Level: Public(Anyone can view this level - this is the default.) 
>          Components: Doc
>    Affects Versions: pre-4.0.0, 4.0.0
>         Environment: Here is an example page with this issue:  http://incubator.apache.org/cloudstack/docs/api/apidocs-4.0.0/root_admin/createDiskOffering.html
>            Reporter: Mike Tutkowski
>            Assignee: Pierre-Luc Dion
>              Labels: documentation
>             Fix For: 4.6.0
>
>
> On the example page above, the disksize field lists that that it is in GB.  For some
people GB means 10 raised to the 9th power (1,000,000,000) bytes while for others it means
2 raised to the 30th power (1,073,741,824) bytes.
> Check out Wiki here:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gigabyte.
> I recommend we clarify documents to indicate we are talking about a GB being equal to
1,073,741,824 bytes (which is often known as a GiB).



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