[sldev] Re: Inventory Loss due to capped IM's

Ryan Williams (Which) rdw at lindenlab.com
Sun May 18 16:29:49 PDT 2008

Argent Stonecutter wrote:
> On 2008-05-18, at 16:30, Sean Lynch wrote:
>> Hmmm, that sounds like it could be lossage somewhere in the UDP 
>> message system, or at the very least, it's not transactional all the 
>> way to the viewer. I believe the current plan is to have these 
>> migrated to a web service which the viewer will talk to via the cap 
>> server, taking the simulator out of the picture and making it a lot 
>> easier to make it transactional all the way to the viewer.
> I thought that was what CHTTP was for, yesno?
CHTTP is only useful for operations that are not naturally idempotent.  
Checking your IM "inbox" is naturally idempotent, so there's no need for 
CHTTP to the viewer.


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