19505Re: [rest-discuss] Atom and prev links
- Jun 28, 2013On 28 Jun 2013, at 11:16, Greg Young <gregoryyoung1@...> wrote:
> We have a mature atom implementation for distribution of event streamsWhy not use feed paging and use prev-archive to indicate the previous page and keep your "main" feed as the current page.
> and as always the devil is in the details...
> The issue revolves around prev links. At some point on an atom feed
> you will hit the current item, prev will point to the next item that
> does not yet exist.
Client just polls the current page and if it needs to go further back in time it follows prev-archive links until it finds what it wants.
You then avoid the problem of links to things that don't exist or updating already archived pages.
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