[FoRK] Resource-oriented computing?

Joseph S. Barrera III joe-ml at barrera.org
Tue Jun 3 00:50:35 PDT 2008


Dr. Ernie Prabhakar wrote:

>  On May 31, 2008, at 11:57 AM, Reza B'Far wrote:
> > Sounds like a subset of REST to me... what's the difference?
>
>  It is a concrete implementation of REST as an entire
>  computing/application platform, using URIs and resource
>  representation for general-purpose data manipulation.

Seems like a good idea taken too far.

The use of handles (file descriptors, capabilities, etc) in a local setting
makes a lot of sense. More efficient than using a name every time.

- Joe




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