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Re: Non-deterministic compound requests...

From: Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie>
Date: Tue, 09 Nov 2004 17:49:36 +0000
Message-ID: <41910330.6020308@cs.tcd.ie>
To: Rich Salz <rsalz@datapower.com>
Cc: www-xkms@w3.org


Ok that's fine but can we include a recommendation to that
effect in the spec, i.e. just after we say that the sequence
is not determined, we should say that if you want a defined
sequence, don't use a compound request.

Stephen.

Rich Salz wrote:

> 
> Stephen,
> 
> At the call today we decided to explicitly leave requests within a 
> compound request as unordered.  That is, a server is free to respond to 
> the requests in any order.  If sequencing is important to a client, it 
> should make multiple synchronous requests, for example.
> 
> We couldn't understand a good use case that justified the additional 
> implementation burden on servers.
> 
>     /r$
> 
Received on Tuesday, 9 November 2004 17:46:33 GMT

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