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How to efficiently retry/reprocess errors on a multi-actions service?

I have a service responsible for processing orders from an e-commerce, within this service, there are several actions that need to be performed, some in order and some not. Example: Notify the user ...
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Are values like 'lastUpdated' an exception to the idempotency requirement for a PUT request?

In REST APIs a PUT request is meant to be an idempotent action - the result should always be the same, regardless of what the initial state was. However, often resources will have attributes like '...
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