REST Questions

Dave Winer dave@userland.com
Sat, 25 Aug 2001 11:41:23 -0700


> > See, this is where I get off the REST bus. I say "Can you do REST over
> > SMTP?", knowing that there is a big move in the Web Services world to
> > use both SMTP and Jabber as transport mechanisms and wondering if that

Why is this a problem. 

You can map the terms GET and POST on email.

You can even impose an object model on mail.

local (msg)
for msg in @["Bull Mancuso"].inbox.messages
    if msg.subject contains "REST"
      msg.forwardTo (clay@shirky.com)

Dave