Re: DB? What's it stand for?

Subject: Re: DB? What's it stand for?
From: Julie <nobozos -at- SOUND -dot- NET>
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 1997 16:55:28 -0600

At 11:36 AM 12/13/97 -0600, STaylor wrote:
>What does the DB stand for in DB-9, as in a "DB-9 serial connector"?

I don't know for sure, but I think it stands for "Desktop Bus." I do know
that a DIX connector (used on thicknet coaxial cable) is a
Digital-Intel-Xerox connector, because those 3 companies teamed up to
develop it.

Julie, digging around on her desk for her networking book

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