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Re: Synchronous Calls

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  • Barry Goldberg
    ... Connection ... unsuitable ... mercy ... or a ... overall. ... Well, though I appreciate the text book answer, sometimes with rich applications, synchronous
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 14, 2006
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      --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, "Thomas S. Sha" <tsha@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, "Barry Goldberg" <bigb@>
      wrote:
      > >
      > > I have noticed that the asynch flag is hardcoded in your
      Connection
      > > Manager class.
      > >
      > > Could you provide some insight to that decision?
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > >
      > > b
      > >
      > For production environments, synchronous transactions are
      unsuitable
      > as it halts everything in the client and puts the client at the
      mercy
      > of the network and server. Until the client receives a response,
      or a
      > timeout, it cannot do anything -- an undesirable user experience
      overall.
      >
      > Regards,
      > Thomas
      >
      Well, though I appreciate the text book answer, sometimes with rich
      applications, synchronous calls are required. I am interested to
      know any experiences related to this, as the base object does
      support it.

      b
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