From: Jacob Moody <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [9front] question about httpd
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2022 13:44:37 -0600 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
On 8/2/22 13:34, sirjofri wrote:
> Maye you should ask the question about Q either the Q continuum, on the
> 9fans mailing list or the tuhs list and some of the old unix beards can
> answer? It would be really interesting to know or at least hear their
> thoughts. My theories:
> Q is a weird letter that's not often used in the alphabet, unlike a,b,c,
> and a big Q, so it's not a context specific prefix. Compare to, well, B
> for bio-stuff.
> Q as in, queue. Maybe at some point they had some kinda queue
> implementation for dynamic filesystems, and the Qid was some kinda
> identifier in that list?
> Q as in, star trek. I mean, who knows what they thought, maybe it was
> just some fun idea.
I did some digging, according to Rob it's for unique.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2022-08-02 19:47 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
2022-08-02 19:34 ` sirjofri
2022-08-02 19:44 ` Jacob Moody [this message]
2022-08-02 19:53 ` sahu
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