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Re: Binding

From: Francis McCabe <fgm@fla.fujitsu.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2003 13:47:34 -0800
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
To: Miles Sabin <miles@milessabin.com>
Message-Id: <76FFB9F0-21C0-11D7-ACA0-000393A3327C@fla.fujitsu.com>

  I agree with your sentiments completely.

  There IS something in there; perhaps, like Leonardo da Vinci, it is 
our job to cut away from the wooden block (pun intended) what is NOT 
Web services!

On Monday, January 6, 2003, at 12:30  PM, Miles Sabin wrote:

> David Orchard wrote,
>> Excellent.  I'd tried to do the same earlier as well.  There's a
>> little bit more to do to finish this off.
> <snip/>
> Before you get _too_ enthusiastic, I'd just like to point out that I
> think there _are_ interesting ideas lurking in REST once you get past
> the proselytizing, and they don't depend on human interaction any more
> than any other approach.
> IMO, what's distinctive and interesting about REST is that it
> corresponds quite naturally to a programming model surprisingly similar
> to formal models of distributed and mobile systems, the Pi calculus in
> particular. That model is _very_ different from RPC-like programming
> models, and definitely worth consideration, especially wrt
> choreography/orchestration.
> I'm against obfuscation, not REST, and saddened that half-baked (no pun
> intended) advocacy is getting in the way of teasing out it's genuine
> merits.
> Cheers,
> Miles
Received on Monday, 6 January 2003 16:47:52 UTC

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