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Re: #$" ...

Um, ok.  I read the refs and still do not appreciate the motivation.
I can live with ignorance.


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Roger Crew:
> The short story is that #$" is NOT an MCP message but rather part of the
> fundamental definition of what is out-of-band and what is in-band, something
> that should be common to all versions of MCP and any other protocols to be
> based on this style of out-of-band-ness.  (And this BTW has to do with why
> it's #$" and not #$#".)  I could go on (and have gone on) at length about
> this, so I'll just refer you to the archives for the rationale:
>     <http://www.research.att.com/~davek/mcp-dev/msg00220.html>
>     <http://www.research.att.com/~davek/mcp-dev/msg00223.html>
>     <http://www.research.att.com/~davek/mcp-dev/msg00271.html>