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From: Pete Becker (petebecker_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-05-19 12:41:36

At 01:03 PM 5/19/2002 -0400, Eric D Crahen wrote:

>BUT its all coming back to center on this switch again - its on or
>its off, you can put a lock on or you can't put a lock on - that state
>still needs to be serialized.

No. You can have several people who want to turn the switch off at the same
time, and the rest don't have to wait until the first one turns it back on.
Once it's off everyone can work. So it's something like a once function.
But it's more like an over-extended analogy, and there's not much point in
forcing it any further.

        -- Pete

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