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From: James McCartney (asynth_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-27 11:35:59

On Apr 27, 2006, at 5:34 AM, Christopher Kohlhoff wrote:

> What I mean is that Asio is not intended to stand for anything,
> i.e. it is not an abbreviation.
> Yes, the letters "io" in the name are meant to convey that it is
> related to I/O, and the overall name is supposed to suggest
> asynchronicity. However it was conceived as a name only, not a
> shortened form.
> Q: Does asio stand for:
> ASynchronous I/O
> Asynchronous and Synchronous I/O
> All Sorts of I/O
> A: No, it doesn't stand for anything; or
> A: Whatever works for you :)

So, the name functions sort of like a brand or trademark, then. Hmm..

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