[microformats-discuss] REX! Re: REST-discuss list, naming
joe.gregorio at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 07:10:38 PDT 2005
On 10/20/05, Luke Arno <luke.arno at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am going to play devil's advocate a bit here.
> REST is just the architectural style of HTTP. HTML (now XHTML) is the
> bread and butter of HTTP. Perhaps the name should convey what is
> new here. REX sort of emphasizes the parts of what you are doing
> that are nothing new. You may get reactions like this:
I think there is an important point here, and it could be simply stated as:
"If you are putting together a RESTful service don't
jump straight to building your own XML vocabulary
but instead first consider using XHTML."
Joe Gregorio http://bitworking.org
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