SBP-2, Terminology and my constant confusion
Stephen_Finch/SSI1.SSI1 at notes-gw.tus.ssi1.com
Wed Jun 25 05:07:23 PDT 1997
* From the SCSI Reflector (scsi at symbios.com), posted by:
* Stephen Finch/SSI1 <Stephen_Finch/SSI1.SSI1 at notes-gw.tus.ssi1.com>
I may have a mental problem or something, but everytime I read
"stream command block" or "stream control block" I get confused
over whether the command is dealing with the data or the control.
Am I the only one?
Assuming I'm not alone, I'd like to propose a simple change: everywhere
"stream command block" appears, substitute "stream data command block".
(I did a quick search thru SBP-2 rev 2d, and never found "stream command"
without the "block", so this should be sufficient, but...)
Now when I read "stream control block" I'll know this isn't data/media related
because it doesn't include the word "data", and when I read "stream data command
block" I'll know that it is related to the movement of data to/from the media.
It sure makes like easier for me....
Peter (our beloved editor), sorry for making such a suggestion. Having been
an editor before, these types of changes which only make names bigger are
never palatable. But I really think this makes things clearer.
silicon systems inc
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