1164Re: [rest-discuss] Re: GoogleAPI is Rest?
- May 1, 2002On Wed, May 01, 2002 at 09:34:09AM -0400, Lucas Gonze wrote:
> There are a bunch of missing pieces. WSDL for HTTP resources needs toPerhaps, but with nowhere near the urgency, and nowhere near the
complexity of WSDL. WSDL exists, and is a necessary part of Web
Services, because you don't know anything about an interface. With
REST, you start off with a lot of information. It's not *all* the
information everybody would ever need, but it's more than enough for
> Work on event models needs to get finished. Maybe store andYes.
> forward (the email workalike we discussed here a few months ago) needs to
> SOAP-RPC already offers solutions to all of the above. They're not asSOAP doesn't have an event model, or a store and forward model. It has
an intermediary model, just like HTTP, only better specified.
> good as HTTP solutions could be but at least they're out there. Until theOh, please. Without any further work, I can get a whole lot done with
> REST stack gets filled out to the same degree as the XML RPC stack, we are
> in ivory tower land.
REST right now, between uncoordinated parties . The same is not true
Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA. mbaker@...
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