[decentralization] Re: Advice for REST advocates

Dave Winer dave@userland.com
Thu, 23 Aug 2001 09:54:25 -0700


Now a request for a friendlier term than DeRPC.

It's a little arrogant -- how about finding a positive expression of what
you plan to do.

Someday we'll advance beyond the "I'm so smart" type discussions and really
build on each others' work. I look forward to that day.

In the meantime, have a nice one. ;->

Dave

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Bone" <jbone@jump.net>
To: "Dave Winer" <dave@userland.com>
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Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2001 9:06 AM
Subject: [decentralization] Re: Advice for REST advocates


>
> Exactly what Dave suggests --- or at least a first step --- is on my ToDo
list.
> We need to DeRPC the blogger API in order to demonstrate what we're
talking
> about.
>
> Dave Winer wrote:
>
> > > Well, there's a worldwide distributed hypermedia system called the
> > > World-Wide Web which is pretty much entirely REST-oriented.  Is that a
> > > good enough proof of concept for you?
> >
> > Sure. I use it every day.
> >
> > I was actually thinking of a project that scripters could do to hook up
to a
> > popular web app like Blogger (maybe Wiki) through REST so we could build
> > glue and then look at the scripting interfaces and see if they differ in
any
> > meaningful way.
> >
> > Have a nice day,
> >
> > Dave
> >
> > http://xent.com/mailman/listinfo/fork
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