[GE users] Olesen & derivated elements

Olesen, Mark Mark.Olesen at emcontechnologies.com
Wed Nov 26 15:06:01 GMT 2008

> Subject: RE: [GE users] Olesen & derivated elements
> So, if I understand well:
> I have a total of 10 licenses (from the derived resource view). If I
> want to limit the derived to 6, I should simply limit a sub element to
> "-4"?

Not quite.
If you have 6 lic1 (eg, parallel) and 4 lic2 (eg, serial), you can limit
the derived to 6 in any combination of the following:

limit lic1 = 6 (ie, unlimited)
limit lic2 = 0 (ie, don't use at all)

or even
limit lic1 = 4 (ie, don't use 2 of the parallel licenses)
limit lic2 = 2 (ie, use 2 of the serial licenses)

But if the final application always takes the parallel licenses anyhow,
it won't actually reserve them at all.

I guess you could also specify 
limit lic2 = -4 (ie, reserve all 4 licenses for external use)
but this is a somewhat roundabout way of saying "0".

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