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From Matthieu Riou <>
Subject Re: REST client interface
Date Thu, 09 Jul 2009 00:51:48 GMT
On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 3:42 PM, Bill de hOra <> wrote:

> Chris Goffinet wrote:
>> REST is nice if you don't control both endpoints (see the public api
>> example). But does it 'really' make sense internally? There is going to be
>> some overhead of the constant re-connect over TCP.
> That's not a REST quality - you can have a resource style interface over a
> held connection.

Moreover, if you feel like you need the extra bit of performance, then use a
language-specific binding over Thrift. But if a group of people is
interested in adding and maintaining REST/HTTP, I don't really see the

Matthieu, intermittently bikeshedding

> Bill

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