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Re: Thought of the day:

From: Jan Algermissen <jalgermissen@topicmapping.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2006 21:34:19 +0100
Message-Id: <D5FF19F6-096F-4B57-9D6C-BFDFB999361C@topicmapping.com>
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
To: David Hull <dmh@tibco.com>

On Jan 9, 2006, at 9:17 PM, David Hull wrote:

> "The REST interface is designed to be efficient for large-grain
> hypermedia data transfer, optimizing for the common case of the  
> Web, but
> resulting in an interface that is not optimal for other forms of
> architectural interaction." -Roy Thomas Fielding, "Architectural  
> Styles
> and the Design of Network-based Software Architectures", Chapter 5.


I bet not even the most bigot RESTafarian would ever propose to use  
REST as the architectural style for implementing word processors, eh?


Jan Algermissen, Consultant & Programmer                         
Tugboat Consulting, 'Applying Web technology to enterprise IT'   
Received on Monday, 9 January 2006 20:34:56 UTC

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