Similarily, I didnt want the code to show that an administrator changed the item.
One of the problems I had with list event handlers was event recursion. I wanted to check some values, and then set a value in a field based on a set of rules.
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Although asynchronous events expose a SPItem Event Properties parameter named properties just like their synchronous counterparts, remember that the operation has already completed so you cannot modify anything in the properties parameter (well, you can, but it doesn’t do anything).
Additionally, the properties parameter may not be populated with information that you would tend to expect to be present.