A problem for "Web as distributed programming paradigm"
Fri, 24 Aug 2001 03:14:34 -0400 (EDT)
> >TAKE = (WebDAV)LOCK + GET + DELETE, if you really need it. Jeff had
> >some other ideas about why it wasn't necessary too. Regardless,
> >the difference between TAKE and GET+DELETE isn't important to most
> So do you think WebDAV offers stronger primitives than HTTP?
It adds some useful ones, for sure, but none with any expressive power
that comes close to matching that of GET/PUT/POST/DELETE.
> It seems
> that WebDAV is overly complex and the sweet spot is somewhere between
> HTTP and WebDAV.
For most people, I would expect the sweet spot is exactly HTTP.
But for those that need some parts of WebDAV, I reckon you're right.