[microformats-discuss] STRUM, REST, and DETH
Dr. Ernie Prabhakar
drernie at opendarwin.org
Wed Oct 12 16:19:41 PDT 2005
On Oct 12, 2005, at 4:13 PM, Luke Arno wrote:
> Sure. A endpoints in REST style service would be "nouns". The "verbs"
> would be the methods of HTTP.  What you describe seems to offer
> endpoints as methods.
> BTW, I like your ideas here a lot. Just being my picky self :)
Thanks. I think. :-)
Actually, I really *do* want to keep URIs as nouns, I'm just trying
to wrap my head around all this. I guess what I really want to be do
is XHTML-REST, not XML-RPC.
To give myself something concrete, I'm trying to digest the Amazon
Would any REST-ful folks care to comment whether that is a good or
bad implementation of REST concepts? For example, they treat ItemID
as a keyword, not a part of the URI, and really only have one base URL:
Is that "fair" or "optimal"? If not, what's a more RESTy way to do
things? And what advantage would that provide?
-- Ernie P.
> - Luke
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> On 10/12/05, Dr. Ernie Prabhakar <drernie at opendarwin.org> wrote:
>> Hi Luke,
>> On Oct 12, 2005, at 6:36 AM, Luke Arno wrote:
>>> I don't think I would call this REST. Sounds like XHTMLRPC.
>> A fair point -- Rohit made the same comment. I'm curious, though --
>> could you define exactly what you mean by that, just to help my
>> - Ernie P.
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