Re: Get-Option ...

David Mosberger-Tang (
Fri, 24 Jan 1997 21:05:19 -0700

>>>>> On Fri, 24 Jan 1997 15:27:56 +0100 (MET), said:

Andy> Well this is no problem, and I will change netsane
Andy> accordingly, as it might be necessary lateron anyway for
Andy> descriptor caching, but we should state that in the
Andy> documentation just in case we get more backends that
Andy> dynamically generate their option-values.

Just read your proposed addition more carefully: I think we should
make it even stronger: the location of the option descriptor must not
change until the device is closed. Option descriptors are very static
in nature so this is not hard to implement in the backends and it does
simply live for frontends considerably.


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