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

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 13:46:35 -0500
To: "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040130134635.K3343@www.markbaker.ca>

On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 01:26:41PM -0500, Champion, Mike wrote:
> Sure, I definitely appreciate Roger's ability to get to the heart of the
> matter.  But I think I answered you honestly and accurately, buried down in
> my farewell speech: The case for basing a services architecture on REST
> principles is not the consensus position in the industry, and does not have
> enough documented technical evidence in its favor to warrant a radical
> overthrow of the consensus.

Ok, sounds more or less like a +1 to Roger.  Thanks.

> The W3C Web Services activity has collectively
> thrown a lot of bones to REST, and its now the RESTifarians' job to make
> something other than dogfood from them :-)

Those aren't our bones, they're *yours*.

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