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Re: REST, Conversations and Reliability

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 7 Aug 2002 08:59:24 -0400
To: Edwin Khodabakchian <edwink@collaxa.com>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020807085924.C783@www.markbaker.ca>

On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 12:01:05AM -0700, Edwin Khodabakchian wrote:
> The difference is that in the second case the application is aware that
> it is communicating with a remote service and it decides to "queue" a
> message for that services. 

Edwin, have you read chapter 5 of the Waldo paper, 'The Myth of
"Quality of Service"'?  I highly recommend it.  It uses a queueing
example to talk about how reliability needs to be integrated in at the
application layer, not separated from it.

MB
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Mark Baker, CTO, Idokorro Mobile (formerly Planetfred)
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.               distobj@acm.org
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