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Subject: Re: Basic PVAccess question
From: Michael Davidsaver via Tech-talk <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
To: Marty Kraimer <mrkraimer@comcast.net>
Cc: tech-talk@aps.anl.gov
Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2019 15:57:36 -0800
On 3/1/19 3:44 AM, Marty Kraimer wrote:
> Will and I had some private messages and now I think I can give an explanation of what we found.
> pvcall appears to assume that both the client and server use normative type nturi.

Correct.

I've seen four different developers find four different ways to encode RPC arguments.
Mutually incompatible of course.  Providing 'pvcall' is my attempt to encourage the
use of a single scheme, to facilitate interoperability.

> Now I have some questions about pvcall and channelRPC.
> Is pvcall meant to replace eget?

eget remains available for those who wish to use it.

https://github.com/epics-base/eget

> Are there plans for future enhancements to channelRPC?
> If yes then what is the status?

If you mean a change to force the use of NTURI?  No.
The foot gun will remain loaded.

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