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Subject: Re: Adding userTag to epicsTimeStamp
From: Benjamin Franksen <benjamin.franksen@helmholtz-berlin.de>
To: "core-talk@aps.anl.gov" <core-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:27:15 +0200
On 10/09/2017 04:33 PM, Mark Rivers wrote:
> As I recall, Dirk's request was because they want to use the user tag
> to hold the swissFEL pulse ID.  32 bits will run out in a couple of
> years at 100 Hz.

So what? Let them overflow. If they really need to compare events
between now and a few years back (or in the future) just use the full
time stamp.

Cheers
Ben
-- 
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Adding userTag to epicsTimeStamp Johnson, Andrew N.
Re: Adding userTag to epicsTimeStamp Ralph Lange
Re: Adding userTag to epicsTimeStamp Marty Kraimer
RE: Adding userTag to epicsTimeStamp Mark Rivers

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