[FoRK] Resource-oriented computing?

Dr. Ernie Prabhakar drernie at radicalcentrism.org
Tue Jun 3 21:05:48 PDT 2008


On Jun 3, 2008, at 11:42 AM, Jeffrey Winter wrote:
> "... a concrete implementation of REST as an entire computing/
> application platform, using URIs and resource representation for
> general-purpose data manipulation."
>
> This sounds like Yahoo Pipes

In some ways, yes. But is a network (or server) operating system with  
a scriptable API, rather than a network service.

-enp

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> Ernie Prabhakar
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> On May 31, 2008, at 11:57 AM, Reza B'Far wrote:
>> Sounds like a subset of REST to me... what's the difference?
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> It is a concrete implementation of REST as an entire computing/
> application platform, using URIs and resource representation for
> general-purpose data manipulation.
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> -- Ernie P.
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>> -----Original Message-----
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>> Of
>> Dr. Ernie Prabhakar
>> Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2008 3:07 PM
>> To: FoRK Discussion
>> Subject: [FoRK] Resource-oriented computing?
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>> Okay, I can't believe this hasn't come up before, so I must've simply
>> missed it.
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>> Still, inquiring minds want to know: what do FoRKers think of
>> NetKernel?
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>> http://www.1060research.com/netkernel/
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>> What is resource-oriented computing and why does it make a  
>> difference?
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>> Simply stated, resource-oriented computing is a logical computing
>> model in which information is modeled as abstract resources and each
>> resource is identified by a logical URI addresses. The microkernel
>> sits between the logical and physical computing layers and mediates
>> all resource requests, binding the request to the physical level at
>> the moment of the request and then unbinding it when the result is
>> returned.
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