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

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