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Re: Thought of the day:

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2006 23:20:58 -0800
Message-ID: <c70bc85d0601092320n29021229y73a33879ed2cbc09@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Hull <dmh@tibco.com>
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org

Yup.  REST is suited for relatively large messages; like SOAP
messages, for example. 8-)


On 1/9/06, David Hull <dmh@tibco.com> 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.

Mark Baker.  Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.       http://www.markbaker.ca
Coactus; Web-inspired integration strategies  http://www.coactus.com
Received on Tuesday, 10 January 2006 07:21:13 UTC

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