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RE: REST and document-oriented Web services

From: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 16:09:12 -0500
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF5F291EA7.C709B7BC-ON85256C8E.0072B114-85256C8E.00740AE5@rchland.ibm.com>
EXACTLY!

Christopher Ferris
Architect, Emerging e-business Industry Architecture
email: chrisfer@us.ibm.com
phone: +1 508 234 3624

www-ws-arch-request@w3.org wrote on 12/13/2002 03:23:43 PM:

> 
> Of course a service may want to restrict what types of documents can go
> in and out, 
> some clients may want to know which types of documents are being dealt
> with apriori, 
> and some providers may want to declare the types of documents they
> handle upfront. 
> Also a client may want to know what is going to happen when a document
> is posted.
> 
> Martin.
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: www-ws-arch-request@w3.org 
> > [mailto:www-ws-arch-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Mark Baker
> > Sent: Friday, December 13, 2002 10:55 AM
> > To: Newcomer, Eric
> > Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> > Subject: REST and document-oriented Web services
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On Fri, Dec 13, 2002 at 12:31:09PM -0500, Newcomer, Eric wrote:
> > > It would seem much more useful to me to compare the 
> > document oriented 
> > > style to REST rather than the RPC oriented style.
> > 
> > Ok, REST is the ultimate in document-oriented architectural 
> > styles. 8-)
> > 
> > You can request (GET) documents, submit (POST) documents to 
> > document processors, replace documents (PUT), and remove 
> > documents (DELETE).
> > 
> > MB
> > -- 
> > Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
> > Web architecture consulting, technical reports, evaluation & analysis
> > 
> > 
> 
Received on Friday, 13 December 2002 16:09:48 GMT

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