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· Naughties
· · 2008
· · · August
· · · · 18 (1 entry)

REST Questions · My good­ness, there’s cer­tain­ly a lot of REST talk these days. I’m part­ly re­spon­si­ble; Paul Krill and I had a long talk at OSCON and he chose to pull out my diss­ing WS-* for his ti­tle: Sun tech­nol­o­gist: SOAP stack a ‘failure’. This led to an in­cred­i­bly long dis­cus­sion thread on Ya­hoo Groups’ (irritatingly-named) “service-orientated-architecture” fo­rum. Damien Katz was an­oth­er provo­ca­teur, fir­ing off REST, I just don't get it and “The web is built on REST. There­fore REST is good” Bull­shit. This pro­voked Dare Ob­san­jo to a burst of re­strained ped­a­gogy in Ex­plain­ing REST to Damien Katz. Let me stir this pot with a few ques­tion­s, some vague­ly hereti­cal in fla­vor ...
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