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16RE: [bacnet-ip-wg] SGD-004-05 - Network Object

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  • Roland Laird
    Feb 7, 2006

      Here it is.


      From: bacnet-ip-wg@yahoogroups.com [mailto:bacnet-ip-wg@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Buddy Lott
      Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2006 9:32 AM
      To: bacnet-ip-wg@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [bacnet-ip-wg] SGD-004-05 - Network Object




      I am a new comer to the group and I haven’t been able to find SGD-004-05 on the ftp.bacnet.org site and yahoogroups doesn’t seem to store attachments email in the email history.


      Can some one send it to me? The last few emails would make more sense if I had the context.


      Thank you,




      Buddy Lott
      Firmware Design Engineer
      19476 Industrial Dr .
      New Paris , IN 46553
      574.831.5250 x 197



      From: bacnet-ip-wg@yahoogroups.com [mailto:bacnet-ip-wg@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Carl Neilson
      Sent: Monday, February 06, 2006 1:54 PM
      To: bacnet-ip-wg@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [bacnet-ip-wg] SGD-004-05 - Network Object





      I have a few comments on the network object document:


      - Under table 12-13 there is a footnote indicateing that "MAC_Address" "May be writable for MS/TP networks." Any property in the standard may be writable unless explicitly restricted. If the intent is to only allow it to be writable for MS/TP then the footnote should be changed. I would not support such an approach (it should be allowed to be writable for any medium, IMHO).


      - In a number of places the text indicates "...the MAC_Address will the IP address... " which is incorrect. It will be the IP adress and the IP port - in a specific order which I don't recall right at this moment.


      - X.12 Baud_Rate - "This property in only applicable if the Network_Type is MS/TP" Applicable or present? Would this not also make sense for PTP? Or even Ethernet if you can query the card to determine if it is 10/100/1000? Maybe it should contain a specific value if the baud-rate is either not known or not applicable.


      - IP_DHCP_Enable - The language for this property should be changed to be similar to the language that is used for Enable in other objects.


      - Media_Instance - How does one relate the Media Instance to an actual hardware port in cases where the OS does not provide a 0 based instance (such as where the OS provides strings instead). Would it not be better to accomplish this mapping information through user documentation and/or Descirption/Object_Name property values?





      From: bacnet-ip-wg@yahoogroups.com [mailto:bacnet-ip-wg@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Stuart.Donaldson@...
      Sent: Tuesday, January 17, 2006 8:51 AM
      To: bacnet-ip-wg@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [bacnet-ip-wg] SGD-004-05 - Network Object

      Here is an updated version of SGD-004 with some additional use cases and resolving some issues that those brought up.

      I realize that we don't have a lot of time in Chicago , but it would be great if we have an opportunity to discuss this.  Otherwise, I will gladly accept comments via e-mail.


      -Stuart Donaldson-
      Software Engineering Lead
      Alerton / Honeywell
      Redmond , Washington

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