Subject: Re: "k"bytes or "K"bytes?
To: NetBSD Kernel Technical Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 10/24/1999 16:55:18
[ On , October 24, 1999 at 22:19:20 (+0200), Johan Danielsson wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: "k"bytes or "K"bytes?
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Greg A. Woods) writes:
> > Yes, I believe upper case abbreviations are preferred (or perhaps even
> > required) by SI for metric measurements.
> III.1 SI prefixes
> 10^3 kilo k
Hmmm.... my memory must be based on some kind of urban legend.... All I
know is I didn't make up the rule I've been following on my own.
Now I don't know what to think, other than that it really doesn't matter
I guess, so long as as much internal consistency is maintained as is
Greg A. Woods
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