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Re: Few questions about REST

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 21:25:58 -0400
To: Sergey Beryozkin <sberyozkin@zandar.com>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030924212558.T3923@www.markbaker.ca>

On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 05:38:18AM -0400, Sergey Beryozkin wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> > You're missing the point.  POST doesn't mean "retrieve", and if you
> > use it for that, nobody knows you're doing so, and you're therefore not
> > using late-binding.  If you want to use POST RESTfully, your only option
> > is to tunnel GET via POST as I just described  </snip>
> 
> Do you mean something like
> http://www.intertwingly.net/wiki/pie/DifferentlyAbledClients ?
> As far as doc-lit SOAP is concerned, this approach can make those doc-lit
> SOAP requests which use POST but mean GET RESTful enough, at least
> technically.
> 
> Do you agree ?

Almost exactly.  I made some comments on that Wiki page to Sam last
week;

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/rest-discuss/message/3978

Mark.
Received on Wednesday, 24 September 2003 21:22:10 GMT

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