Abbreviation for "MegaTransfer"
Bob.Snively at Eng.Sun.COM
Sun Jan 22 21:47:14 PST 1995
An upper case T is used internationally as a symbol for Terra, as in
I would suggest the the use of the more common abbreviation
Transfer == Xfer
Transfers per second == Xfer/sec
I am not aware of any standard mechanism for documenting this
>From @ncrwic.WichitaKS.NCR.COM:ham at subsys.enet.dec.com Mon Jan 23 09:42 PST 1995
>Date: Mon, 23 Jan 95 12:23:49 EST
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>Subject: Abbreviation for "MegaTransfer"
> The subject of how to abbreviate the terms "Megatransfer" and
>"Megatransfer/sec" has recently become more of an issue.
> I have seen proposals to use the symbol "T" for transfer and
>"MT/s" for megatransfers/sec.
> Does anyone know if there is a standard symbol used in other
>busses (IPI/HIPPI/etc?) for this. If not does anyone object to the
>symbols suggested above? Other suggestions?
> We will start to use these symbols within Digital if there are
>no others identified and will present paper in March to begin to
>formalize the selection.
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