[Standards-JIG] Re: JEP-0060: 1.8pre14 retract and delete

Alexander Gnauck gnauck at ag-software.de
Mon Apr 17 19:58:52 UTC 2006

Peter Saint-Andre schrieb:

> That is interesting -- I don't think we considered a difference between
> delete and retract, but now that you mention it, the idea makes sense.
> Right now we have one "verb" (<retract/>) and a node or service can be
> configured to send notifications or not send notifications when a
> publisher retracts an item. I think you are suggesting the following:
> 1. delete = remove item but do not generate notification
> 2. retract = remove item and generate notification
> The question is whether we need two verbs or whether we can expose the
> difference between delete and retract via node configuration (as we do now).

i would prefer 2 verbs here, otherwise you have to change the 
configuration of your node all the time.


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