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From: Alexander Terekhov (terekhov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-19 14:02:35

Andreas Huber wrote:
> I think it is sometimes not appropriate to terminate right away when you run
> into a program logic error. E.g. if you detect one during a customer
> transaction in an ATM application you would want to _try_ returning the card
> back to the customer before you terminate and restart. ....

Transactional stuff like ATM cards, etc. should be released/rollbacked
by some isolated external watcher/observer/manager or just on the next
automatic restart after abnormal termination with "uncommitted" stuff.

Or am I just missing something?


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