Do not call them PCMCIA Cards (was "An interesting eBay find ....)
jules.richardson99 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 16 09:51:52 CDT 2009
Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> Jules Richardson wrote:
>> Ethan Dicks wrote:
>>> Lots of acronymitis back then. Still a lot now, but users have had
>>> more time to absorb some of it.
>> At least folk don't try to turn it back into a word, like they insist
>> on doing with some acronyms (e.g. "sequel", ugh). We could have ended
>> up with "puccumsia" :-)
> Are you aware that the acronym "sequel" pre-dates the abbreviation "SQL"
> by a significant amount of time?
Interesting - and no! So did it also originally stand for something (semantic
query language, maybe? :) or was it just a name picked out of a hat, or was
there some other reason it was given that name?
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