Re: Abbreviation for kilobits per second

Subject: Re: Abbreviation for kilobits per second
From: Matt Ion <soundy -at- NEXTLEVEL -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 1996 18:10:18 -0800

On Mon, 17 Jun 1996 17:09:00 PDT, Heli Roosild wrote:

>According to "A Style Guide for the Computer Industry" by Sun Technical
>Publications, (ISBN 0-13-455347-0), bit is abbreviated in lowercase, and
>byte is abbreviated uppercase.

>Kilobit is abbreviated Kb.

>Kilobyte is abbreviated KB, K, or Kbyte.

It may be different in "the Computer Industry" but I believe a
lowercase 'k' is the standard ISO abbreviation for 'kilo'.



Your friend and mine,
Matt
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