John P Carr wrote: > > >>John P Carr wrote: > >> TRIVIA QUESTION; > >> If there were such a thing as an optimal record length what would it be ? > > Something like that. On the CISC machines, John Sears once said it would > be 31 bytes because of something like you said. John: I can't remember that "cute" number(nobody cares anymore) but I "think" it was 256 for the CISC and it jumped to 512 for the risc... but I been wrong before. Back before we had machines with a gazillion disk bytes, I paid attention to that sort of thing.. +--- | 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: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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