Questions about the Backend Interface

Derek Atkins warlord@MIT.EDU
06 Mar 2001 16:12:11 -0500

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> I think I want to retract some of my comments.  By default, when the gui
> calls xaccTransRollback(), it will merely restore the data that was
> previously cached in the engine. And should mostly be enough: its highly
> unlikely that some other user changed the very same transaction, so its
> a waste of bandwidth to have to double-check with the server.  

Ok, so the rollback method is just an 'unlock'.  Ok.

> well, if the engine has *all* of the splits in an account, it totals
> them up to get the running balances.   But if it has a subset of all
> splits, then ... let me leave it at tat .

I see...

> --linas


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