[whatwg] Terminology: managed vs. manual transactions

Cameron Heavon-Jones cmhjones at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 05:13:17 PDT 2011

On 29/08/2011, at 7:18 PM, Aryeh Gregor 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?

it could be implicit\explicit transactions. 

for me, 'manual' is the non-ambiguous term.


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