>>John P Carr wrote: >> TRIVIA QUESTION; >> If there were such a thing as an optimal record length what would it be ? >The length of 1 disk sector...(this varies from cisc to risc machines) >so every single read would result in a record with no overlap read for >spanned records... >Pat Barber Something like that. On the CISC machines, John Sears once said it would be 31 bytes because of something like you said. John Carr +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com. | To subscribe to this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-SUB@midrange.com. | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MIDRANGE-L-UNSUB@midrange.com. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: email@example.com +---
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