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File size is different in vi as opposed to when it is shown in the directory

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I have a Linux ascii text file. The size shows 234642925 when I do: ls -l. However, when I do a vi on it, at the bottom the size shows as 234642973C where C is the number of characters. Can you anybody tell me why?
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