RE: query vs request

Subject: RE: query vs request
From: "Steve Hudson" <cruddy -at- optushome -dot- com -dot- au>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 22:41:36 +1100

Dear Raeleeny,

Kerr-ect. All of those are not only networking terms, but more specifically,
comms protocols. As they are such, they must support queries and answers. I
guess it's all hair-splitting, but if you really wanted to be pedantic, you
would use Query for database matters only, and leave it as request for
everything else. (Request <network object>) Ideally every request gets ack'd
or nak'd, failure to nak successively leads to outages :-)

GET, PUT and POST are the methods to support requests. Just about everyone
will have a different take on it though, so define your terms in the start
of the manual and just go for it.

Steve Hudson, Word Heretic
HDK List MVP
Word help and tools: heretic -at- tdfa -dot- com


-----Original Message-----
From: CHAI-ELSHOLZ Raeleen

Another newbie question (as a clever junior high teacher used to say, "It's
easy when you know it, and hard when you don't"):

Context: TCP/IP, FTP, HTTP, SNMP... protocol "requests" (?)



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