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From:Michael Widenius Date:October 23 2009 9:06pm
Subject:Re: What does "rnd" stand for?
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Hi!

>>>>> "Antony" == Antony T Curtis <Antony> writes:

Antony> On 21 Oct 2009, at 09:38, Jay Pipes wrote:

>> Hi!
>> 
>> OK, so there's a bit of a disagreement as to what "rnd" stands for  
>> in the handler interface.
>> 
>> For instance handler::rnd_pos(), handler::rnd_init(), etc..
>> 
>> There's some disagreement as to whether rnd means "read next data"  
>> or "random" or something in Swedish?  Anyone have an answer?

Antony> I had always thought it was "random" as in "random access".

It was short for random access (has been for 20 years)

Regards,
Monty
Thread
What does "rnd" stand for?Jay Pipes21 Oct
  • Re: What does "rnd" stand for?Antony T Curtis22 Oct
    • Re: What does "rnd" stand for?Michael Widenius23 Oct
      • Re: What does "rnd" stand for?Jay Pipes23 Oct
  • Re: What does "rnd" stand for?Jimy Green29 Oct