[microformats-discuss] DUHPER (WAS: XHTML-REST, STRUM, DETH, etc.)
Dr. Ernie Prabhakar
drernie at opendarwin.org
Tue Oct 18 09:40:43 PDT 2005
On Oct 18, 2005, at 7:11 AM, Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
> Oh no! DUHPER! It sounds like "diaper" :)
Doh! Or should I say, DUH! :-)
It's supposed to rhyme with "Suhper". Yeah, the puns just write
> Do you get a feeling that Microformats wiki is being run over by
Like I said, its a lame name, but I think the Dual-Use aspect is non
obvious to people when they just here (X)HTML-REST.
I did think about calling it "RETH - REST Expressed Through HTML"
"Like REST, but thimpler."
-- Ernie P.
> 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 ==
>> 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! :-)
>> Ernie P.
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Ernest N. Prabhakar, Ph.D. <drernie at opendarwin.org>
Ex-Physicist, Marketing Weenie, and Dilettante Hacker
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