PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> What exactly is the definition of "Offline"?

PMP Mail Archive: Re: PMP> What exactly is the definition of "Offline"?

Re: PMP> What exactly is the definition of "Offline"?

Ron Bergman (rbergma@dpc.com)
Tue, 29 Apr 1997 17:16:19 -0700 (PDT)

Jay,

I agree, "Intended" appears not to be what was *intended* ;-)
This should change to "Current".

Ron Bergman

On Tue, 29 Apr 1997, JK Martin wrote:

> Stuart,
>
> Yes, I see where one would be confused about the definition of "Online"
> in your example.
>
> How about the rest of the folks? Should we change "Intended" to "Current"
> as Stuart proposes? (I tend to agree with his proposed change.)
>
> ...jay
>
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> From pmp-owner@pwg.org Tue Apr 29 15:35 EDT 1997
> From: STUART@KEI-CA.CCMAIL.CompuServe.COM
> Date: 29 Apr 97 15:32:33 EDT
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> Subject: Re: PMP> What exactly is the definition of "Offline"?
>
> Jay,
>
> I have been baffled by the use of Online in PrtSubUnitStatusTC. The
> text is:
>
> On-Line
>
> Intended state is On-Line 0
> Intended state is Off-Line 32
>
> I thought this value was NOT indicating the current state of the
> device, but rather the intended state (although I couldn't think of
> any devices with intended states of Off-line). If this is to indicate
> current state, "Intended" should be changed to "Current".
>
> I also agree that what constitutes an Off-line state should be
> clarified.
>
> Stuart Rowley
> Kyocera Electronics
>
>
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