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

Alexander Gnauck gnauck at ag-software.de
Tue Apr 25 08:26:17 UTC 2006

>>>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
>>i would prefer 2 verbs here, otherwise you have to change the
>>configuration of your node all the time.
> Understood. I'd be curious to hear what implementors think about it.
> Ralph? Gaston?

could some other implementors please comment on this topic?


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