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Old March 29th, 2010   #7
ericthegeek
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> The unfortunate consequence is that it makes
> the control application look somewhat hapless.

If the responder doesn't provide the information, there's nothing else the controller can do. A well designed responder will implement SELF_TEST_DESCRIPTION.

If the user complains to you, it's simple enough to explain that fixture X doesn't provide the necessary information.
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