[time-nuts] 15 ns vs. 15 nS

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Tue May 22 11:48:41 EDT 2007


> As Seconds are a fundamental unit of the SI system, shouldn't the "S" be
> upper case?

SI units named after famous dead guys are capitalized (cf Farad (F),
Hertz (Hz), etc).  SI units that are something else aren't (cf meter
(m), liter (l) and gram (g)).

Warner




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