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Re: Binding

From: Miles Sabin <miles@milessabin.com>
Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2003 20:00:35 +0000
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-Id: <200301052000.35296.miles@milessabin.com>

Mark Baker wrote,
> On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 07:19:28PM +0000, Miles Sabin wrote:
> > Mark Baker wrote,
> >
> > > So I'll give you +1 for "leverages XML" for
> > > getLastSharePriceOfIBM, but -1000 for not being late bound.
> >
> > Umm ... Mark, tell me when the URI,
> >
> >   http://www.stockquotes.com/ibm/lastshareprice
> >
> > gets "bound" in the REST version (ie. the server at
> > www.stockquotes.com becomes able to return representations in
> > response to requests for this resource). Or does it just appear by
> > magic?
>
> No no, different kind of "binding".
>
> I mean the time the determination of which method to invoke on your
> service is made.

OK then, why would you be able to postpone the decision to GET 
http://www.stockquotes.com/ibm/lastshareprice more than the decision to 
POST an entity containing getLastSharePriceOfIBM?

I don't see any difference at _either_ end.

Cheers,


Miles
Received on Sunday, 5 January 2003 15:01:06 GMT

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