Bug 4156 - what does buffer-size=0 wording mean?
what does buffer-size=0 wording mean?
Product: jbatch
Classification: Unclassified
Component: source
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: P5 trivial
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Assigned To: cvignola
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Reported: 2012-09-28 14:30 UTC by ScottKurz
Modified: 2013-01-16 23:08 UTC (History)
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Description ScottKurz 2012-09-28 14:30:25 UTC
Already sent this to 'issues' list..

I'm calling this severity=trivial...  but since we don't have a whole lot of educational language in the spec (in contrast to purely functional/declarative)... it might be nice to be clearer here (unless it's just me who doesn't get this):

Under "buffer-size" it says: 
  A buffer size of 0 is appropriate for transactional resources - e.g. a JMS reader.  
Not trying to nit pick... I'm just trying to understand what we're trying to say here..

It sounds like you're saying that there's no way to rollback the read?        So... how is buffering vs. not buffering the writes making this situation any better?

Aren't you just as unable to rollback the one message that you've read vs. multiple messages?

Comment 1 cvignola 2012-10-05 21:39:01 UTC
buffer-size=0 means do not buffer reads.  Buffering reads is not necessary for transactional readers, such as JMS.  I will improve the description in the spec.
Comment 2 kmukher 2012-11-28 21:52:27 UTC
What is the difference between buffer-size=0 and 1?
Comment 3 cvignola 2013-01-16 17:23:05 UTC
buffer-size was removed