Alaric Williams
Wed, 27 Oct 1999 18:01:43 +0100 (BST)

On Wed, 27 Oct 1999, Thomas M. Farrelly wrote:

> HOW, this mechanism is implemented and used is immaterial. I don't see how 
> choosing this mechanism has anything to do with designing TUNES. Surely, you 
> can imagine that in some cases one mechansim works and in other cases 
> another one works - 'save', 'close', 'update', whatever.

"Commit" - transactional semantics are great, and allow us to make some
kind of promise to the user about keeping documents consistent and the


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	Almost three thousand years ago, I was on the comittee
	who designed Christianity... but it took us nine hundred
	years to get it past the risk assessment subcomittee :-(

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