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Principle of Least Power, "Motherhood and Apple Pie"

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 12:25:14 -0500
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1122485114.31751.115.camel@localhost>

Regarding...

 ACTION: Roy and Norm to review
http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/Principles.html#PLP

 -- Security item from June meeting in Cambridge
 http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/2005/06/14-16-minutes.html#item025

I note this article seems to be getting some attention; it
endorses #PLP as written...

"These are the principles of design that have brought us where we are
today and you can observe them working as designed in protocols and
formats such as HTTP, URIs, MIME, HTML, and even XML (sometimes), and
architectures such as REST.

I will quote TBL in his entirety because he explains the principle so
well: ..."
 -- Motherhood and Apple Pie  
By Ryan Tomayko under Then they laugh at you... on 21. July 2005
http://lesscode.org/2005/07/21/motherhood-and-apple-pie/

-- 
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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