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Method and Apparatus for Indicating Partial Results in an On Demand Environment

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000023312D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Mar-29
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Mar-29

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As requests for information and work become more complex in the electronic world, it is possible that not all work can complete in a desired amount of time, or on schedule (i.e., on demand), but could complete if more time were allowed, and that returning partial results along the way might be better than returning no results until completion. Herein, we describe a way to indicate the status of work and results in an On Demand environment.