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Re: FW: LC Comments: Web Method Feature

From: Gavin Thomas Nicol <gtn@rbii.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2002 17:06:35 -0400
Message-Id: <200207052037.g65KbJs23213@joat.prv.ri.meganet.net>
To: "'xml-dist-app@w3.org'" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

On Friday 05 July 2002 2:43 pm, Walden Mathews wrote:
> In object oriented design, we are admonished to think real hard about
> whether X "really isa" Y before we rush in with inheritance.  Doesn't
> that same kind of design care warrant here?

This is the difference though: what Mike is talking about is layering, not 
inheritance. It is very common to use a Facade pattern to dress something up 
as something else. That, and the old adage that "any problem in CS can be 
solved with another layer of abstraction" leads to some degree of probability 
that HTTP will not remain top dog/pure application protocol... not that 
that's a good thing mind you...
Received on Friday, 5 July 2002 17:01:10 UTC

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