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Subject: RE: Record/Channel names
From: "Rarback, Harvey" <rarback@SLAC.Stanford.EDU>
To: "'Andrew Johnson'" <anj@aps.anl.gov>, EPICS tech-talk <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Cc: "Tony Cox (E-mail)" <tc@coxrt.com>, "Wermelskirchen, Clemens" <wermelsk@SLAC.Stanford.EDU>
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2001 15:38:00 -0800
	Andrew,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Johnson [mailto:anj@aps.anl.gov]
> Sent: Monday, February 19, 2001 2:29 PM
> To: EPICS tech-talk
> Subject: Record/Channel names

[...] 
> CA has no restriction on channel names.  Does anybody currently use
> parentheses '()' in non-IOC channel names that are provided using the
> PCAS?

We do at SPEAR.  Tony Cox wrote a CA server that runs on VMS and serves our ancient control system software constructs with names like spr:zb/xx7(25).VAL.

[...] 
> If either of these will cause a problem for your site, please 
> scream now.

I guess you could characterize this as a scream.

                                  --Harvey
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