REPORT DEVICE IDENTIFIER/REPORT IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
roweber at IEEE.org
Wed Nov 1 12:03:28 PST 2006
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Not that it affects your request to note the old command name,
but the name was changed at the explicit request of CAP in
Rob's proposal, 06-221r3 Peripheral device identifying information.
All the best,
P.S. Welcome back!
Mark Evans wrote:
> In SBC-3 r07 and SPCs before SPC-4 r07 there is/was a command named
> REPORT DEVICE IDENTIFIER. This is a version of the MAINTENANCE (IN)
> command with service action REPORT PERIPHERAL DEVICE/COMPONENT DEVICE
> IDENTIFIER (command code A3h, service action code 05h) defined in
> SSC-2 r04.
> In SPC-4 r07 this command was renamed REPORT IDENTIFYING INFORMATION.
> I think this may have been an artifact of Paul Entzel's proposal 06-278r0.
> One way or the other, SBC-3 should use the new name for the command.
> I also think it would be helpful to add something like "this command
> was named REPORT DEVICE IDENTIFIER in previous versions of this
> standard" into SPC, and "this command was named REPORT DEVICE
> IDENTIFIER in previous versions of SPC" into SBC.
> Mark Evans
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