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Built-in Communications Tools
Resource Arbitration Options
claiming its resources passively and will allow another tool to claim it. If this
, the communications tool is claiming its resources actively and will
not allow another tool to claim it.
The resource-passive state option (
) has a Boolean value
that specifies whether or not the current state of the communications tool
supports releasing resources. If this value is set, and
, your communications tool is willing to relinquish use of its passively
claimed resources. If this value is
, the communications tool is not willing to
relinquish use of its passively claimed resources.
Table 24-7 shows the resource arbitration options. These options are described in
detail in "Options for Resource Arbitration" (page 21-82) in Newton Programmer's
The following example demonstrates how to instruct a communications tool to
claim its resources passively. You must do this before binding the tool. By default
all tools are claimed actively.
true, // passively claim modem
Resource arbitration options
Specifies whether your tool claims
resources actively or passively
Specifies whether your tool releases