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Subject: Re: stringIn record monitors
From: "Brian McAllister" <brian@hotrats.mit.edu>
To: Tim Mooney <mooney@aps.anl.gov>
Cc: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2003 17:28:06 -0500
>>> On 4/2/2003 at 15:06:01 CST, Tim Mooney wrote:

  > My point is that you can easily distinguish between value monitors and
  > archive monitors, so that someone with access to the monitor-control
  > field(s) could specify post-every-time for DBE_VALUE clients, and
  > post-only-on-change for DBE_LOG clients.  People already know about the
  > field names MDEL and ADEL for numeric records -- where '-1' means "post
  > every time".

I forgot about '-1'.  We could use '-1' in that standard sense, and '>=0'
gives the original behavior.  Then the only potential confusion is that
positive values of MDEL/ADEL don't mean anything special.

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Brian McAllister                    Controls Programmer/Beam Physicist
mcallister@mit.edu                        MIT-Bates Linear Accelerator
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