Operating Modes and Privileges
The application can request one of two operating modes when opening a phone
device. These modes reflect the privileges the application requests for the
- Opening a phone for monitor privileges lets the application determine the
status of the phone device. Messages are sent to the application when status
changes on the phone device are detected.
- An application that opens a phone device for owner privileges can use
operations that modify the state of the phone device. Owner privilege automatically
includes full monitor privileges as well. At any time, a given phone device can be
open only once for owner privileges, but multiple times for monitor
privileges. All phoneSet operations require owner privileges, while all phoneGet operations require only monitor privileges.
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