5082Re: [rest-discuss] Re: transactions with REST
- Jun 4, 2005"Andrzej Jan Taramina" <andrzej@...> writes:
> Better bet is to keep the granularity of your REST (or WS) calls coarseYes, I broadly agree with you.
> enough that the transaction is handled entirely by the back end.
But when a transaction is necessary (and sometimes they are) REST
could handle it just as well (I believe better) than RPC systems.
Since a lot of the focus of certain RPC systems has been on
distributing transactions (ahem, EJB) that is quite an interesting
> It points to your colleage thinking of the world in local RPC terms.It really doesn't. As I said, my colleague was actually enthusiastic
about REST. But he had been put in situations where he needed
transactions and felt that REST wouldn't allow him get the job done.
I think it's just another one of the things about REST and how little
it is understood because of it's simplicity.
I think that people tend to be too concrete about the nouns.
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