REST Questions

Dave Winer dave@userland.com
Sat, 25 Aug 2001 22:23:42 -0700


It could.

I understood that before Mark.

It also works as an XML-RPC or SOAP call.

Dave


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>
To: "Dave Winer" <dave@userland.com>
Cc: "Paul Prescod" <paulp@ActiveState.com>; <FoRK@xent.com>
Sent: Saturday, August 25, 2001 10:11 PM
Subject: Re: REST Questions


> >
> > Paul, I have no idea what we're talking about, I just don't understand
what
> > you're pushing back against. I love URLs. They're great for HTTP
requests in
> > browsers and in scripts. I'm so confused by the "debate" that's
happening
> > here and on other mail lists. The purpose of the last message was to
tell
> > you what I care about not to say that anything you want to do is wrong.
Dave
>
> Allow me to jump in with an example.
>
> With xmlStorageSystem, you have the getMyDirectory() method that returns
an
> XML document.  Why doesn't that document have an URL that I can do a GET
on?
>
> MB
>
>
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