Re: REST has too many verbs
"Bullard, Claude L (Len)" wrote: > > And keeping it loosely coupled means not needing > to know much more than that to start the conversation. Right. > That's email. It is discovery-based. Er. Maybe. Sure. > But a conversation is not a protocol. A protocol > (by any of the definitions I've seen), sets > expectations precisely. As precisely as is feasible.... > ... It seems to me that the > UDDI methods are there precisely because the > gestures/speech acts are "relevance feedback > control" and the designers specifically want > the 'advantages' of that architecture over > 'downloadable feature engines' or a 'single proxy'. If you're saying that they are choosing control over decentralization then yes, I think that they are probably doing so accidentally. > BTW: if the WSIO gets traction, and uses UDDI > as announced, what do you think based on your > work with REST, the results will be? I think that UDDI is not going to be very important REST or not. Google is a better way for human beings to find business partners and human beings will not trust computers to find business partners automatically, except perhaps in a commodities auction environment which is not what UDDI is. Paul Prescod
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