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RESTing on laurels

From: Francis McCabe <fgm@fla.fujitsu.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2002 09:41:59 -0700
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-Id: <47758383-9A6D-11D6-915E-000393A3327C@fla.fujitsu.com>
I too am somewhat tired by the REST vs the rest argument. However, I 
raised some of the issues for a couple of good reasons:

1. I believe that the use cases that I identified are `mission 
critical'; i.e., a WSA that does not speak to them will fail our 
customers in a fundamental way and will result in side-lining of the 
entire effort by the market-place. Certainly I do not require a complete 
solution from the WSA for the use cases as they require many additional 
elements that properly belong at different levels of abstraction.

2. I was made aware of an assertion that the TAG will not approve any 
WSA that was not compatible with REST; and that scared me -- to quote: 
Received on Thursday, 18 July 2002 12:42:16 UTC

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