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Re: The deep difference between request/response and fire-and-forget

From: Rich Salz <rsalz@datapower.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 07:30:56 -0500 (EST)
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
cc: "xml-dist-app@w3.org" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44L0.0601240729510.7794-100000@smtp.datapower.com>

> That's fine (though I doubt any server would bother), since the
> client, by closing the connection, has declared that it doesn't care
> whether the server processed the message successfully or not.  So
> either way (success or fail), the resulting state of the system is
> indeterminate from the client's POV (the determinism tradeoff I
> mentioned).

Okay, we agree.  But when your note said "at worst inefficient use of
TCP," it wasn't clear to me that we did.
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