[Standards-JIG] Re: PEP and Pubsub Questions

Alexander Gnauck gnauck at ag-software.de
Sat Apr 15 12:47:49 UTC 2006

forget my posting, i was wrong, delete != retract


Alexander Gnauck schrieb:
> Hi,
>> See above, I'm not a big fan of batch deletion. I'd prefer to make that
>> operation atomic. We don't allow batch publishing, why allow batch
>> deletion? I've provisionally changed the scheme to reflect that.
> i think publishing and deletion are 2 totally different things. Compare 
> it with Email. I think the most people delete old email periodically. So 
> what they do is go thru all emails, mark them all and delete them all at 
> the same time. Which is a batch process for me. Same with NNTP, if a 
> newsserver keeps the messages for e.g 6 month, then it will delete old 
> messages in a batch process.
> And why not send all the event notifications in one message stanza? This 
> will save lots of bandwidth.
> Alex

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