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From: Beman Dawes (beman_at_[hidden])
Date: 1999-07-01 08:21:34

At 12:51 PM 6/30/99 -0500, Ed Brey wrote:

>Email seemed somewhat boring, until Andy Glew wrote:
>>How about using the SI (System International) abbreviation
>>for "seconds" - "S" - true for all languages?
>According to
>the SI unit for seconds is a lower-case "s". That also matches what
>I've seen from high school, although I have seen "S" used in
>where SI conformance wasn't being claimed.
>As far as I can tell (limited personal experience and web pages -
>authoritative), the "s" is language independent.

Thanks to Andy, Ed, and Valentin for their replies. I had never even
heard of Le System International d'Unités before, but a quick web
search showed that it is widely used, so I will change the code


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