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Re: REST wrap-up (was Re: Web Services Architecture Document

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2004 22:33:58 -0500
To: Jim Webber <Jim.Webber@newcastle.ac.uk>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040208223358.F27555@www.markbaker.ca>

Hey,

Just trying to keep things brief ...

On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 02:39:02AM -0000, Jim Webber wrote:
> > A message is not an application abstraction, it's the means 
> > by which an abstraction is utilized.  Using the canonical 
> > stock quote example, the stock is the abstraction (the thing 
> > with the interface), and the messages manipulate that 
> > abstraction using that interface.
> 
> No, no, no. It is up to me what my abstractions are,

No, it shouldn't be, that's my point.  All of those systems I mentioned
define the abstractions.

Mark.
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Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
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