[BXXPwg] Message Number Implementation issue

Gabe Wachob gwachob@wachob.com
Mon, 6 Nov 2000 18:31:00 -0500


On Mon, Nov 06, 2000 at 03:14:24PM -0800, Marshall T. Rose wrote:
> > Hmm. I would simply add a sentence to the effect that "This uniqueness
> > constraint only applies within a channel; duplicate message numbers may be
> used
> > on different channels simultaneously."
> 
> would it not be simpler to model the text on the sequence number text, i.e.,
> 
>     The message number ("msgno") must be a non-negative integer (in the
> range 0..2147483647)
>     and have a different value than all other "MSG" messages for which a
> reply has not been completely
>     received, for the associated channel.

Yeah, thats better, but I would say 
".. than for all other "MSG" messages in the same channel for which a reply
has not been completely received."

	-Gabe