What's the historical significance of abbreviating say, an L1 cache as L1$?
closed as too localized by Robert Harvey♦, ChrisF♦ Sep 14 '11 at 22:14
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I suppose that's not obvious for non-native speakers, but as mentioned in the comments, the dollar sign is representative of money, synonymous with the word "cash", which is a homophone for "cache".