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Re: Naming poll



On 5/22/05, Michael Sperber <sperber@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Many thanks for the suggestions on the naming of "byte".  I'd like to
> conduct a little poll to help decide the issue.  Three proposals are
> on the table:
> 
> "byte": i.e., leave things as they are.
> 
> "octet": replace "byte" by "octet"
>   This makes it unambiguously clear that we're dealing with values in
>   the range [0, 255].
> 
> "u8": Replace "byte-vector" by "u8vector" and lone uccurrences of
>   "byte" to "u8" and "bytes" to "u8-some."
> 
> Please vote on the list by following up on this message; a simple body
> consisting of "byte," "octet," or "u8" will suffice.

Whatever. Just get on with it. ;-)


cheers,
felix