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POST (was: Re: Historical ... "Resource meaning" ... etc.)

From: Graham Klyne <graham.klyne@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 2009 10:43:45 +0100
Message-ID: <4A87D4D1.8020907@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
CC: W3C TAG <www-tag@w3.org>
Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
> In general POSTs to arbitrary things.   The case of POST to a list page 
> creating a new page (from the posted content) and creating a entry in 
> the list linking to the new content (like net news) I have not really 
> seen used.

Isn't this exactly what AtomPub (and hence a system like Google Data) does?

It's certainly something that I'm planning to use in a data curation project I'm
working on.

I raise this as I'm mildly concerned by a possible implication that this isn't
really a good design, and that I'm oblivious to a better way to achieve this goal.

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