[BXXPwg] trouble with pending requests
03 Aug 2000 15:30:23 -0700
Wesley Michael Eddy <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 1) Current implementations must use the serial number of the pending
> request to pass a response frame to the proper channel. So in other
> words, a data structure mapping serial numbers of pending requests to
> their proper channels is needed. This is just a silly thing to do when
> the channel number could simply be passed in the frame header as it is
> with responses, simplifying things a bit and having the added bonus of
> avoiding problem #2.
Yes, I agree. Several of us proposed this earlier, for other reasons
(e.g. synchronizing access to these serial->channel mappings). I would
assume that your proposal would also then make serial numbers unique
only within a channel's space, right?
Steven E. Harris