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From Paul Carey <>
Subject Re: Multi doc transactions
Date Mon, 09 Feb 2009 23:54:40 GMT
> There's a lot of cool things you can do when you treat documents as
> state machines. Also, getting a view of "complete" bookings will be
> easy.
> Docs as state machines also works well in a multi-master environment,
> where you want to watch for "events" to be replicated to redundant
> storage.

I've been using document state to allow some operations to be
idempotent - this has been working well. But I felt less comfortable
using state to effectively demarcate transactions. Your reply has
given me greater confidence with this approach. Thanks Chris.


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