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When the connection-level property connection_type = 'Event', is Name ever different from EventName?

If the answer is "no, they're always the same", what is the purpose of EventName?

asked 29 May '17, 16:13

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Breck Carter
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See that ancient FAQ with Bruce Hay's answer, to cite the first statements:

The value of connection_property('Name',number) for an event will be the name of the event; however, there is nothing preventing a normal connection from using the same name. The value of connection_property('EventName',number) is also the name of the event, but will be NULL for non-event connections.

While re-reading that, it comes to my mind how thoughtful, thorough and dense Bruce's answers were...

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answered 02 Jun '17, 09:33

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Volker Barth
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edited 02 Jun '17, 09:37


On sa16 connection_property('EventName') returns an empty string. Don't expect NULL values !

(08 Jun '17, 11:55) Thomas Dueme...
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The same goes for recent v12.0.1 and releases.

(09 Jun '17, 04:20) Volker Barth
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