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From "David Calavera" <david.calav...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: RFC-5005 best practices
Date Fri, 14 Dec 2007 20:40:55 GMT
why don't you use the openSearch format?

On Dec 14, 2007 8:57 PM, Remy Gendron <remy.gendron@arrova.ca> wrote:

> My APP server isn't used in the context of a standard feed provider. It
> will
> be more of a web interface to a backend data server. We are leveraging
> Atom/APP/REST as a generic data provider interface for our web services.
>
> That's why your suggestion, although pretty good for feeds, is not
> applicable here. I really want to chunk large datasets/search results.
>
> I am also willing to live with some infrequent inconsistencies while
> scanning the pages following concurrent create/delete ops.
>
> My question was really about naming conventions when providing the page
> size
> and page index as URL parameters.
>
> Thanks again,
>
> - Remy
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James M Snell [mailto:jasnell@gmail.com]
> Sent: 14 December 2007 13:57
> To: abdera-user@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: RFC-5005 best practices
>
> I've implemented paging a number of times.  The easiest approach has
> always been to use page and pagesize.  Doing so, however, has it's
> disadvantages.  For one, the pages are unstable -- that is, as new
> entries are added to the collection, the entries slide through the pages
> making it difficult for a client to completely and consistently sync up
> the changes.  An alternative approach would be to based paging on date
> ranges, each each page could represent all entries modified within a
> given period of time.  Such pages will generally be much less volatile
> over time.
>
> - James
>
> Remy Gendron wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> >
> >
> > I'm implementing paging in my Abdera server. FeedPagingHelper covers the
> > spec…
> >
> >
> >
> > But do you recommend any best practices on passing in the parameters?
> > (pageSize, pageIndex)
> >
> >
> >
> > I haven't seen any recommendations from Abdera… Do you recommend
> > Google's GData query extensions?
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks a lot for the great implementation!
> >
> >
> >
> > Rémy
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >  remy.gendron@arrova.ca <mailto:remy.gendron@arrova.ca>
> >
> >  418 809-8585
> >
> >  http://www.arrova.ca <http://www.arrova.ca/>
> >
> >
> >
> >
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David Calavera
http://www.thinkincode.net

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