Re: [WebDatabase] Database interface (vs. DatabaseSync interface)

On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 2:32 PM, Maciej Stachowiak<> wrote:
> On Jul 27, 2009, at 2:14 PM, Nikunj R. Mehta wrote:
>> And mine did get awkward, very quickly. I found it really hard to keep
>> myself sane through the development of asynchronous code that executes
>> transactionally and involves multiple sql statements.
>> My argument is that the program logic gets really complex, really fast if
>> you are doing anything complex using Database. On the other hand, if your
>> logic and SQL needs are really simple, you might as well use the
>> DatabaseSync interface and pay the price of marshaling and unmarshaling,
>> which may not be that much.
> Aaron showed that it's pretty complex to implement the marshalling in a
> general way on top of Workers and a synchronous interface.

Also note that an API layered on top of Workers and a synchronous
interface will still be an asynchronous API.

/ Jonas

Received on Tuesday, 28 July 2009 02:46:49 UTC