Subject: standards/18408: abbreviation for SI prefix 'kilo' is 'k' NOT 'K'.
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/24/2002 19:21:37
>Number:         18408
>Category:       standards
>Synopsis:       abbreviation for SI prefix 'kilo' is 'k' NOT 'K'.
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    standards-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Sep 24 21:09:00 PDT 2002
>Originator:     Chris Demetriou
>Release:        1.6
Pedants 'r' Us
1.6 fresh off the FTP server, on a Shark.
The abbreviation for the SI prefix 'kilo' is 'k', not 'K' as it is
commonly misused.

See also:
man humanize_number

run "systat iostat" while a disk is experiencing kilobytes of I/O
per second.
Just use 'k'.