Subject: Re: [9front] question about httpd
Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2022 14:41:24 -0400 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <07D3A033EE74CC37C392B5B9094ED791@eigenstate.org> (raw)
Quoth Jacob Moody <email@example.com>:
> On 8/2/22 11:13, Kurt H Maier wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 02, 2022 at 06:51:05PM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >> And since it appears more often in the function, what do "B" (Biobuf, Bfildes, Bterm, ...) and "Q" (Qid) stand for?
> > The B functions are buffered i/o; see the bio(2) manpage for more.
> > I have never heard a convincing theory explaining the selection of Q.
> > khm
> My thought has been the Q was for uniQue. But that doesn't
> seem quite right.
Since many of the Unix room staff were either Canadian or
British, I think it stands for Queen's ID.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2022-08-02 18:43 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2022-08-02 16:51 sahu
2022-08-02 16:56 ` Jacob Moody
2022-08-02 17:12 ` ori
2022-08-02 17:13 ` Kurt H Maier
2022-08-02 17:45 ` Jacob Moody
2022-08-02 18:41 ` ori [this message]
2022-08-02 19:34 ` sirjofri
2022-08-02 19:44 ` Jacob Moody
2022-08-02 19:53 ` sahu
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