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Re: [SLE] RANT: Advantages of Dual Core
  • From: "Orn E. Hansen" <orn_hansen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 07:24:55 +0200
  • Message-id: <200605290724.55363.orn_hansen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Mánudaginn 29 maí 2006 00:32 skrifaði Anders Johansson:
>
> In the sense that a makefile is similar (very loosely) to an IBM JCL card,
> then yes, compiling anything is "batch"
>

Although MS-DOS did introduce the .BAT file format, it is not referred to as
a batch job. As its initiated by a human, and not by the computer. A batch
job is initiated and run in the background.

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