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Subject: Re: Limits on CA message size?
From: watson@cds002.cebaf.gov
Date: Mon, 16 May 94 09:18:45 -0400
John Winans writes (quoting Steve Lewis):
>> Note that some clients like dm carefully keep only one connection per IOC.
>> Others may not.  Again, Jeff and/or Andy can confirm what the demand is
>> for each instance of a sequencer:  It uses CA but not TCP/IP, therefore,
>> it may be smart enough to not need the buffer.
>
>Why is not CA responsible for this junk?  Why should the user programs
>have to worry about it?  
>
>If CA handled this problem itself, we would have this problem solved in one 
>single place... once and for all.

I have to agree with John.  Tricky details like this should not be left
in the hands of mere mortal programers.  Good system programmers protect
the system from "application" programers (no offense intended)!

Chip

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