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Re: RAID Sizes (was Re: Why do people in the UK put a u in the word color?)

On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 04:38:16PM -0400, Daniel B. wrote:
> hendrik@topoi.pooq.com wrote:
> >On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 01:50:27PM -0400, Daniel B. wrote:
> >>Mike McCarty wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>>Well, I used to work as a watchmaker, and I can't think of any
> >>>context where "KB" stands together as written with "K" meaning
> >>>"karat".
> >>That's not surprising--in SI, the prefix is the scale factor, and
> >>the remainder is the unit.  I don't think there are any unit symbols
> >>that have multiple uppercase letters.
> >
> >Is Hz for Hertz not standard?
> Yes, it is standard.  Why do you ask?  It's certainly not a unit symbol
> with multiple uppercase letters.
> Daniel

Ah! Missed the word "uppercase".

-- hendrik

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