06209038 is referenced by 75 patents and cites 15 patents.

The invention is a method for coordinating actions among a server supporting multiple independent client server requests and participating clients making multiple independent web requests. The requests are communicated between the client and the server using a protocol that has limited or no defined procedures for passing state information between the client and the servers. A client transmits a request for a first action to a server that requires transaction scope. The server generates transaction identification information and maintains it across the duration of multiple independent and state-less web requests. The client then transmits a request for a additional actions to the server that requires transaction scope, using the transaction identification information preserved in the conversation and maintained by the servers including the client's request in the transaction and transmitting a request by a client to a server that requires transaction completion.

Title
Technique for aggregate transaction scope across multiple independent web requests
Application Number
9/231080
Publication Number
6209038 (B1)
Application Date
January 13, 1999
Publication Date
March 27, 2001
Inventor
Nancy P Riggs
New Fairfield
CT, US
Nicholas S Bowen
Newtown
CT, US
Agent
Scully Scott Murphy & Presser
US
Agent
Daniel P Morris Esq
US
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06F 15/173
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