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Re: URI Templates - optional variables?

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 07:36:39 +1000
Message-Id: <DF39B5DE-91A5-4B9B-A227-39DE661113D4@mnot.net>
Cc: Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>, URI <uri@w3.org>, Joe Gregorio <joe@bitworking.org>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>

Sorry, typo; that should be "2K" (although I think 1K will be  
achieved before too long).

Cheers,


On 17/10/2007, at 7:11 AM, Mark Nottingham wrote:

>
>
> On 17/10/2007, at 3:06 AM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
>
>>> Ceterum censeo: in my view the templates would benefit from an  
>>> easier readable syntax.
>>
>> Easy to read by whom?  I went through the readable bits with HTTP
>> and it turned out to be a big mistake.  Nobody reads HTTP in real
>> practice, yet the overhead of parsing HTTP messages is huge.
>
> I do, and my developers do; it greatly helps them understand and  
> debug the protocol.
>
> WRT parsing overhead -- commodity hardware can easily saturate a  
> gigabit Ethernet with 1K responses to GETs. "Huge" is an  
> overstatement.
>
> Cheers,
>
> --
> Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
>
>


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