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[whatwg] Terminology: managed vs. manual transactions

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2011 08:39:50 +0200
Message-ID: <op.v00kso1564w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Mon, 29 Aug 2011 20:18:13 +0200, Aryeh Gregor <ayg at aryeh.name> wrote:
> In the UndoManager spec <http://rniwa.com/editing/undomanager.html>,
> there are two types of transactions: managed and manual.  Managed
> transactions are handled by the browser, while manual ones are handled
> by the author.  The term "managed" keeps confusing me, though.  I
> never remember if it means managed by the browser, or by the author.
> Why don't you rename managed transactions to "automatic transactions"
> or something like that?

Or "user agent transaction" and "author transaction". (XMLHttpRequest e.g.  
uses author request headers.)

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 29 August 2011 23:39:50 UTC

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