Re: Linux 2.4.5-ac18

From: David Lang (david.lang@digitalinsight.com)
Date: Mon Jun 25 2001 - 16:31:42 EST


On 25 Jun 2001, H. Peter Anvin wrote:

> Date: 25 Jun 2001 14:08:26 -0700
> From: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
> To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: Linux 2.4.5-ac18
>
> Followup to: <20010625141459.A6669@lightning.swansea.linux.org.uk>
> By author: Alan Cox <laughing@shared-source.org>
> In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> > o Lave 1uS gaps in the eepro100 cmd probe, and (Masaru Kawashima)
> > probe for longer on cmd timeout
>
> <Whimper>
>
> Please, people... S is siemens, not seconds. Seconds is "s" (lower
> case.) The rule is simple: units named after people have their
> symbols, but not their names, capitalized.
<troll>
ok who was Mr/Mrs Byte?
</troll>

sorry couldn't resist

:-)

David Lang

> Microseconds are written s, or if the symbol is unavailable, us.
>
> Sorry, this one grates on me...
>
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