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From:Jay Pipes Date:October 23 2009 9:15pm
Subject:Re: What does "rnd" stand for?
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Michael Widenius wrote:
> 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)

Thanks!

-jay
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