[Monetdb-developers] RFC: New Integer Atoms: byte & word

Joeri van Ruth jvr_monetdb at dory.blub.net
Thu Dec 8 17:09:14 CET 2005


On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 03:23:21PM +0100, Stefan Manegold wrote:
> 	a)	"bte"	(read "byte")
> 	b)	"wrd"	(read "word")

I think "byt" might be slightly more obvious than "bte".  
But then, I would prefer "byte" (gasp), "word" (shiver)
and "long" (shock horror) over "bte", "wrd" and "long" anyway.

I am aware that the latter is probably out of the question due
to backward compatibility.

Joeri




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