bitmath is a Python module I wrote for working with file size units (ex:
64kB) as objects. You can use them just like you would use regular numbers in python. It’s full of other functionality as well. Objects have native ‘convert to $unit‘ methods, support native arithmetic, are sortable, and include a ‘best human readable prefix’ method.
Since March 2014, bitmath had only been available via PyPi and Fedora/EPEL repositories. Now, as of July 2nd 2016, bitmath is natively available to Ubuntu users by means of a new Personal Package Archive (PPA) hosting bitmath builds for Xenial, Wily, Vivid, Trusty, and Precise.
Ubuntu users can install bitmath in the following way:
bitmath-1.0.8-1 was published on 2014-08-14.
Last week I wrote about bitmath, a Python module I made for working with (prefix) units commonly used to represent file sizes, e.g., kB, GiB, Byte, TB. I can now happily say that python-bitmath has passed the review process and has been officially accepted into Fedora!
Need more proof?