Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Extending SP lang. to ISQL
Author Helen Borrie
At 11:20 AM 15-05-00 -0700, you wrote:

>Easily done with the current architecture:
>1. Isql posts an INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE or calls a procedure.
>2. Procedure or trigger posts an EVENT.
>3. Server-side process listening for the EVENT leaps into action,
>performing server-side business tasks without having to worry about network
>latency etc.
>I think this would be far more useful if we extend the EVENT mechanism to be
>able to return data instead of just the event name. But we all wanted that
>capability anyway.
>Bill Karwin

Amen to that. EVENT is a wonderful, unexploited stub of opportunity.

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