The network is not the computer

, May 6, 2003

Patrick Logan writes:

I do think the compensating approach is better than the atomic approach at the distributed business level of "transaction". But I am not sure either should be a part of the connection architecture. Compensation "meta-data" if you will should be a part of the documents exchanged among business partners, no matter how those documents are exchanged.

Exactly, and impossible to put any clearer.