[microformats-discuss] DUHPER (WAS: XHTML-REST, STRUM, DETH, etc.)

Dimitri Glazkov dimitri.glazkov at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 07:11:09 PDT 2005

Oh no! DUHPER! It sounds like "diaper" :)

Do you get a feeling that Microformats wiki is being run over by RESTafarians?


On 10/18/05, Dr. Ernie Prabhakar <drernie at opendarwin.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I apologize for coining Yet Another Acronym, but I'm still trying to
> find a concise yet 'sticky' way to articulate this idea to an
> appropriate audience:
> = DUHPER: A Dual-Use HTML Profile Expressing REST =
> == The 0.8% Solution for Web Services ==
> http://microformats.org/wiki/duhper-proposal-preso
> Yeah, it's corny and hard to spell, but at least its unique! :-)
> More importantly, in talking to people I'm finding that the most
> compelling aspect of this idea is that you can create *one*
> implementation which provides both a machine-readable REST API and a
> human-readable website.  Very DRY! (Don't Repeat Yourself).
> As always, your comments and edits are welcome.   Compared to the
> previous version, I think this has a better storyline and many fewer
> details, which is actually a good thing to start with.
> I'm also going to try to write a demo using Ruby on Rails,
> GreaseMonkey, and CoreData.  By Thursday.  Having never written in
> these before.  Gulp!  Help with that would also be greatly
> appreciated! :-)
> Best,
> Ernie P.
> ------------
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