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How does a program check whether it's running on a 512MB RPi?

Do the 512MB RPI's have a different board revision? ie, can you just look at the revision in /proc/cpuinfo to determine if you have a 512MB RPi? Otherwise what's the easiest way to check?
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How can I visually identify which board revision I have?

This question asks about using /proc/cpuinfo to identify the revision of the board I have. Are there any visual characteristics that differentiate between the different board revisions?
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How can I identify from command line which board revision I have?

I just ran cat /proc/cpuinfo on my board. I get "Revision : 1000002". I've failed to find any mention of which version of the board this is. Any help?
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What are the software implication of changes in Model B, rev 2.0?

As described in http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/1929, there are various changes. Does this effect software that isn't using I2C or the new GPIO signals? I'm assuming I wouldn't be using the ...