[thelist] A-Level computing help

Adrian Thompson adeythom at well.com
Tue Sep 12 16:36:21 CDT 2000

 From http://www.instantweb.com/~foldoc/foldoc.cgi?query=SQL

According to Allen G. Taylor, SQL does *not* stand for "Structured Query 
Language". That, like "SEQUEL" (and its pronunciation /see'kw*l/), was just 
another unofficial name for a precursor of SQL.



At 21:54 12/09/2000 +0100, you wrote:
>This is really cheeky I'm sure, and I apologise in advance, but having
>being snowed under with work (in the first week!) of my five A-level
>topics, I'd appreciate it if somebody could help me out with my
>computing homework by telling me
>what does SQL stand for?
>We got given a list of abbreviations to give definitions to, and SQl had
>me stumped....
>any help would be much much much appreciated.
>Cheeky Chappy Mr Dave
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