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RE: Reading list for September Face to Face meeting

From: Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2002 07:54:10 -0400
Message-ID: <9A4FC925410C024792B85198DF1E97E403EA983E@usmsg03.sagus.com>
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Orchard [mailto:dorchard@bea.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 06, 2002 12:06 AM
> To: 'Champion, Mike'; www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Reading list for September Face to Face meeting

> I rather object to your summary of REST reading materials 
> being the Paul
> Prescod op-ed article and not refering to material from the W3C Web
> Architecture doc or Dr. Fielding's thesis on REST.  On Aug 
> 30, the W3C TAG
> published a Working Draft of Architecture Principles, which includes a
> section on REST and shared information space [1]. 

> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-webarch-20020830/#protocols
> [2] 
> http://www.ics.uci.edu/~fielding/pubs/dissertation/rest_arch_style.htm

Duh! I deliberately chose not to put Dr. Fieldings dissertation on the
reading list because of its length, but OBVIOUSLY that new TAG Web
Architecture document belongs on our reading list! 

So by all means, REST or no REST, please consider all of
http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-webarch-20020830 as required reading. Not that
this draft is gospel to us, but something that we have to align with or push
back on, and definitely not ignore. [2] is of course the definitive
treatment of REST, and some think it is the most readable computer science
dissertation ever :-)

Thanks David, and sorry for proposing REST reading materials for you!
Received on Friday, 6 September 2002 07:54:43 UTC

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