[whatwg] Terminology: managed vs. manual transactions

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Mon Aug 29 23:39:50 PDT 2011

On Mon, 29 Aug 2011 20:18:13 +0200, Aryeh Gregor <ayg at aryeh.name> wrote:
> In the UndoManager spec <http://rniwa.com/editing/undomanager.html>,
> there are two types of transactions: managed and manual.  Managed
> transactions are handled by the browser, while manual ones are handled
> by the author.  The term "managed" keeps confusing me, though.  I
> never remember if it means managed by the browser, or by the author.
> Why don't you rename managed transactions to "automatic transactions"
> or something like that?

Or "user agent transaction" and "author transaction". (XMLHttpRequest e.g.  
uses author request headers.)

Anne van Kesteren

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