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I did this after 'make' for some C++ files, and then running one of them.

Does anyone know what the significance of the acronym 'TBD' is?

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I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is a question about english language acronyms. – MichaelT Nov 25 at 4:30

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"TBD" usually means "To Be Determined". It was probably left as a placeholder in the code as a reminder to fill in missing functionality. The author may have meant it as a "To Be Done", which is a bit wrong but would still fit the general spirit of the acronym.

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The acronym TBD usually means "To Be Done"

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