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Re: MDB name
- To: Howard Chu <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: MDB name
- From: Michael Ströder <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2011 12:09:11 +0100
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Howard Chu wrote:
> What's in a name... Apparently "MDB" is already a well-known suffix for
> Microsoft Access database files. "mdb" is also the name of a debugger tool in
> Solaris. To avoid confusion with those unrelated items, it might be a good
> idea to rename our MDB to something else. Now, before the next OpenLDAP
> release is published. Comments?
Is that really an issue given the common practice to refer to it as back-mdb?
I'm pretty sure on will find a lot of name clashes when sticking to three
letter acronyms ending with "db" anyway.
But if you really see a need for changing the name how about simply back-mmapdb?
- MDB name
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