John P Carr wrote:
> >>John P Carr wrote:
> >> 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.


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..
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