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From "Hirsch, Richard" <richard.hir...@siemens.com>
Subject RE: Pretty scathing critique of our REST API
Date Mon, 22 Dec 2008 04:46:33 GMT
It is a moderated group, since I'm not a member I'm assuming that comment must be aproved before
appearing.
 
D. 

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From: Anne Kathrine Petteroe [mailto:yojibee@gmail.com]
Sent: Sun 12/21/2008 20:25
To: esme-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: Pretty scathing critique of our REST API



Where did you leave a comment, Dick?
I cannot see it anywhere.

- Anne


On 21. des.. 2008, at 19.46, Hirsch, Richard wrote:

> There is a whole thread linked to the initial post. Scroll to the 
> bottom of the page.
>
> D.
>
> ________________________________
>
> From: Vassil Dichev [mailto:vdichev@gmail.com]
> Sent: Sun 12/21/2008 19:28
> To: esme-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Pretty scathing critique of our REST API
>
>
>
> AFAICT, this has nothing to do with the technical merits of the
> application, but rather with the correctness of the term. The name is
> the easiest thing to fix. ESME might not be using the name "REST"
> correctly in the strictest sense, but neither are most of the popular
> "terms", such as Ajax.
>
> I don't want to sound dismissive, but I've seen more scathing remarks
> about the correctness of REST:
> http://java.dzone.com/articles/rest-http
>
> BTW, where can I see the response in the yahoo group?
>
>
> On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 5:48 PM, Hirsch, Richard
> <richard.hirsch@siemens.com> wrote:
>> Please read the whole thread from the yahoo group message. I've 
>> commented and ask them to join the conversation at esme-dev.
>>
>> D.
>>
>> ________________________________
>>
>> From: Hirsch, Richard
>> Sent: Sun 12/21/2008 13:23
>> To: esme-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: Pretty scathing critique of our REST API
>>
>>
>>
>> Just found this after following a link on the scala reddit (http://www.innoq.com/blog/st/2008/12/esme_twitter_clone_in_scala.html
>> )
>>
>> http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/rest-discuss/message/11862
>>
>> "Esme's API is as bad anything I saw in the SOAP/XMLRPC days. I'm 
>> dumbfounded this can get incubated in the ASF."
>>
>> Yikes.
>>
>> D.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>




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