SAMP document next stage
luigi at lambrate.inaf.it
Thu Nov 13 07:20:25 PST 2008
Dear Mark and all,
thank you for having updated so quickly the SAMP document with the
I have modified SAMPy in respect to item 2 (item 1 I think is not worth
changing the code) while item 3 was already supported since the previous
version. I've tested SAMPy with JSAMP and it passed all tests, therefore
I assume they are fully interoperable.
As usual you can download the latest version of SAMPy (alpha 4) here:
Let me know if you have any problem with this new version.
Mark Taylor ha scritto:
> Dear SAMP people,
> I have posted a new version of the SAMP document on the wiki at
> This incorporates the changes we discussed at Baltimore, specifically
> (as listed in Appendix B of the document):
> 1. Characters allowed in string type restricted to avoid problems
> transmitting over XML; was 0x01-0x7f, now 0x09, 0x0a, 0x0d,
> 0x20-0x7f (3.3).
> 2. Return values of callAll and notifyAll operations changed;
> they now return information about clients receiving the messages
> 3. New hub administrative message samp.hub.disconnect (5.4.1).
> 4. Empty placeholder appendix on SAMP/PLASTIC interoperability removed.
> 5. Wording clarified and made more explicit in a few places.
> as well as one or two other cosmetic changes.
> I hope to ask Tom to promote this to PR next week. If anyone has any
> changes or corrections to suggest, please mail to this list
> within the next week (by the end of Wed 19 Nov).
> Item 2 above requires changes to hub implementations (most likely not
> change to applications). Item 1 probably does not require changes to code.
> Item 3 presents the possibility for new functionality.
> I have modified the JSAMP toolkit in respect of items 1, 2 and 3 above.
> This is not currently in public release, but a copy is available at
> for testing. The test suite now tests for correct implementation as
> items 2 and 3 above - it would be nice if one of the other hubs (Luigi?)
> could get updated to pass the new tests (i.e. implement at least item 2)
> so that we can fully satisfy the two-implementations
> rule prior to submitting this for PR.
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