Comparing the "Economics" of REST and RPC

David Orchard orchard@pacificspirit.com
Thu, 16 Aug 2001 08:33:52 -0700


We're certainly moving towards XML for control representation in a big way. 
 I don't know of a significant or sincere alternative to SOAP et al.

Does your REST work cover why you hold this belief?

Cheers,
Dave Orchard


On Wednesday, August 15, 2001 10:28 PM, Roy T. Fielding 
[SMTP:fielding@ebuilt.com] wrote:

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> XML is a fine format for resource representation.  I just think it sucks
> for control messages, where strong typing/DTD behavior is not desirable
> and a simple, easy-to-parse syntax is far more useful.
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