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From Matthieu Riou <matthieu.r...@gmail.com>
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 <bill@dehora.net> 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
problem.

Matthieu, intermittently bikeshedding


>
> Bill
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