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Re: MDB name

Brett @Google wrote:
FDB (fast db?) - off the top of my head, seems unique enough

Hm, but a bit too generic. Every DB vendor claims their DB is fast.

Your reply skipped over the underlying question - do we even need to worry about this and pick a new name at all? I'm guessing your answer is yes, since you've suggested a new name.

On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 5:17 PM, Howard Chu <hyc@symas.com
<mailto:hyc@symas.com>> 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?

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