Re: kHz or KHz?

Subject: Re: kHz or KHz?
From: Dianna Massey <dmassey -at- CELERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 1998 17:18:56 -0400


Some more information on metric units:


In general, metric units are never capitalized
unless they are derived from proper names.


This is not entirely accurate -- prefixes for units above "k" generally *are*
capitalized. The term "megabit" is most properly abbreviated
as "Mb" not "mb."

By the way, the site,,
shows the prefixes above "k" as being capitalized.


Dianna Massey Phone: 423.539.3631
Documentation Specialist Fax: 423.539.5390
Celerity Systems, Inc. email: dmassey -at- celerity -dot- com
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