[XML-DEV Mailing List Archive Home] [By Thread] [By Date] [Recent Entries] [Reply To This Message]

Re: REST has too many verbs

Re:  REST has too many verbs
Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
> > If you do that, you make it extremely difficult to build
> > intermediaries like:
> >
> >  * store-and-forward services
> >  * caches
> >  * firewalls
> >  * proxies
> >  * message routers
> >  * privacy managing intermediaries
> This is not strictly true.

You say that but your message did not provide any evidence.

> I don't think you can assume that visibility is always a good
> thing.... 

Optional visibility is always a good thing. You can turn it off easily
if you don't want it. SSL is an example of turning it off.

> ... and I would say that in many cases, HTTP 1.1 proxies have
> too much visibility, especially from a security perspective.... the
> classic "man in the middle attack" can be made fairly easily unless
> you're using SSL etc.

So you're saying that HTTP can be fairly easily attacked from a security
point of view unless you use the security features.

 Paul Prescod


Purchasing Stylus Studio from our online shop is Easy, Secure and Value Priced!

Buy Stylus Studio Now

Download The World's Best XML IDE!

Accelerate XML development with our award-winning XML IDE - Download a free trial today!

Don't miss another message! Subscribe to this list today.
First Name
Last Name
Subscribe in XML format
RSS 2.0
Atom 0.3

Stylus Studio has published XML-DEV in RSS and ATOM formats, enabling users to easily subcribe to the list from their preferred news reader application.

Stylus Studio Sponsored Links are added links designed to provide related and additional information to the visitors of this website. they were not included by the author in the initial post. To view the content without the Sponsor Links please click here.

Site Map | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Trademarks
Free Stylus Studio XML Training:
W3C Member
Stylus Studio® and DataDirect XQuery ™are products from DataDirect Technologies, is a registered trademark of Progress Software Corporation, in the U.S. and other countries. © 2004-2013 All Rights Reserved.