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Re: Summing up on visibility(?)

From: Miles Sabin <miles@milessabin.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2003 11:26:08 +0000
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-Id: <200301091126.08522.miles@milessabin.com>

Mark Baker wrote,
> On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 10:02:47AM -0500, Christopher B Ferris wrote:
> > Again, if I have a POST that accepts entity bodies of type
> > application/xml whose root element name is one of the following:
> >         A) Feedback
> >         B) Review
> > and the body of the POST method happens to dispatch processing to
> > different handlers based upon which root element is carried in the
> > entity body, are you suggesting that this is not a perfectly valid
> > implementation strategy?
>
> Yes, insofar as it loses some of the benefits of REST as an alternate
> solution exists.
>
> But rather than get into that, let's try to go for some agreement.

It might be helpful if we _did_ go into that. If we're trying to do a 
comparison it's important that we have something concrete to compare 
with. How would you recast (preferably at the level of HTTP traces) 
Chris' example to take full advantage of REST?

Cheers,


Miles
Received on Thursday, 9 January 2003 06:26:40 GMT

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