Re: the name "framebuffer"

Date: Sat Dec 15 2001 - 11:56:32 EST

On Fri, 14 Dec 2001, Mihai Cartoaje wrote:
> As you may recall from chemistry classes, a buffer is a solutee that
> reduces pH variations. Since the initials VGA in IBM's display
> adapter stand for, "video graphics array," I recommend changing the
> name of the devices from "framebuffer" to "video array." I shall
> like to know what other people think.

I think you should have gone to McGill instead...

Gerhard Mack

<>< As a computer I find your faith in technology amusing.

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