Subject: Re: NetBSD Daemon
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Roland Dowdeswell <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 05/10/2002 15:55:45
On 1021058998 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
Andrew Brown wrote:

>awfl		acronym with four letters

This [unfortunately] doesn't scale to arbitrary n.  What you need is:

tla		three letter acronym
etla		extended three letter acronym

which extends quite nicely to arbitrary n:
{tla, etla, eetla, eeetla, . . .}

[apologies to this abuse of the word acronym, Herb.  :-)]

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