newbus flaw

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Tue May 11 08:13:04 PDT 2004

In message <1084288070.13434.26.camel at>, Doug Rabson writ

>This is a known problem. The 'right' solution is to add a new static
>method to the device interface which is the opposite of IDENTIFY (e.g.
>UNIDENTIFY). One way to get around the problem is to do something like:

That word should be dragged behind the first convenient tree and stabbed
to death.

The opposite of IDENTIFY would be OBSCURE, but I supposed in this case
that FORGET would be appropriate.

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