[AG-TECH] questions for September Townhall

Randy Groves randy.groves at boeing.com
Tue Sep 7 10:47:34 CDT 2004

Unfortunately, I missed the Town Hall this morning - but I'm definitely 
interested in the answers to these questions.  Will they be posted?



At 05:21 PM 9/6/2004, Dioselin Gonzalez wrote:
>Hello, I have a couple of questions about programming shared applications 
>I would like to discuss:
>1. GetApplicationID() in sharedApplicationClient:
>This functions makes a call to its appProxy.GetId and passes an argument, 
>however the server returns an error because this function doesn't take an 
>argument. A comment in the file says: "Check GetState instead of GetId; 
>GetId exists on old servers but with no private id as argument". What 
>should developers do?
>2. sharedAppClient.GetData():
>This function reads data from the venue server and stores it in a local 
>cache. When reading from the cache, it doesn't check whether the data has 
>changed, and so it always returns the first value it ever gets. When a 
>client makes an update using SetData, other clients will still get the old 
>one. What should I use if my application has one client constantly 
>updating data and other clients need to read the latest value of this data?
>3. Shared applications need to maintain a lot of info about the session, 
>participants, application-specific data, etc. For the wish list, I would 
>like to have a more complex data store, something like a database server 
>that lets me execute queries :o) How can I approach this?
>Thank you!

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