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From Anne Kathrine Petteroe <yoji...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Excellent REST API Suggestion from Ethan Jewett
Date Tue, 17 Feb 2009 00:33:39 GMT
I will take care of creating the wiki tomorrow.
I wanted to do it tonight, but then my Facebook group against the new  
Terms of Service got slightly out of hand so I had to spend my evening  
taking care of that instead.


On 16. feb.. 2009, at 16.28, Ethan Jewett wrote:

> Sounds good then.  So can someone who has access to the wiki take the
> contents of the blog post (not the Google doc) and put it up there for
> people to start working with?  I'll be able to participate in  
> comments and
> on the mailing list.  Once I get around to the iCLA I'll be able to
> participate directly.
>
> Thanks,
> Ethan
>
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 7:17 AM, David Pollak <feeder.of.the.bears@gmail.com
>> wrote:
>
>> Folks,
>> The reason that we need an iCLA is that we have to trace IP  
>> ownership for
>> every line of code that goes into ESME.  Working around the system  
>> will not
>> help a whole lot as I'm not going to create create code from material
>> designs done outside of the Apache process because then I'm on the  
>> hook if
>> someone decides to assert intellectual property rights (I'm a  
>> lawyer by
>> training and my wife's an IP litigator and I take these things very
>> seriously.)
>>
>> I would very much like Ethan's assistance in this process.  He's  
>> definitely
>> got a good handle on the whole REST thing, but without an iCLA,  
>> I'll take
>> his blog post along with the contents of the RESTful Web Services  
>> book
>> along
>> with input from others in order to synthesize the correct REST api.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> David
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 5:30 AM, Ethan Jewett <esjewett@gmail.com>  
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Dick and Anne,
>>>
>>> On the iCLA front, I haven't really considered it because I am not
>> familiar
>>> with the process.  Sounds scary :-)  I'll look into it, but I  
>>> suspect I
>>> won't have a lot of time to get one in this week.
>>>
>>> As to Anne's suggestion, a Google Doc would work fine (I've  
>>> already got a
>>> complete draft as a Google Doc, so I'd be happy to just paste that  
>>> in).
>> I
>>> would also be comfortable contributing to the wiki through comments.
>>>
>>> If it's okay with everyone, I'll make a copy of the relevant  
>>> pieces of
>> the
>>> original document as a separate Google doc and share that out to the
>> list.
>>> Please let me know if this is how you'd like to proceed for the  
>>> moment.
>>>
>>> Ethan
>>>
>>> On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 1:17 AM, Anne Kathrine Petteroe
>>> <yojibee@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> So why don't we start a Google doc (the Assembla space is gone  
>>>> no?) for
>>> now
>>>> and then I can cross post it to the wiki until everyone has  
>>>> submitted
>>> iCLAs?
>>>>
>>>> /Anne
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 16. feb.. 2009, at 08.01, Hirsch, Richard wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Fine except that those without signed iCLAs can just comment and  
>>>> not
>>> edit
>>>>> the content. This is a known issue which we have discussed on this
>> list
>>>>> before.
>>>>>
>>>>> Until I get my iCLA signed, I have no probs with contributing via
>>>>> comments.
>>>>>
>>>>> @ethan: Have you considered submitting an iCLA?
>>>>>
>>>>> D.
>>>>>
>>>>> ________________________________
>>>>>
>>>>> From: Anne Kathrine Petteroe [mailto:yojibee@gmail.com]
>>>>> Sent: Sun 2/15/2009 23:38
>>>>> To: esme-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>>>> Subject: Re: Excellent REST API Suggestion from Ethan Jewett
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Thank you for an excellent blog post Ethan!
>>>>>
>>>>> What about using the Apache ESME wiki?
>>>>> http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/ESME/Index
>>>>>
>>>>> /Anne
>>>>>
>>>>> On 15. feb.. 2009, at 18.17, Hirsch, Richard wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> We need a place to be able to collaborate on it. I'd like to do it
>>>>>> somewhere where an iCLA from Apache isn't required in order to  
>>>>>> bring
>>>>>> in others from the external communit (especially those that  
>>>>>> gave us
>>>>>> the scathing review before).
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Once we are further we could move it to Apache.   Is this sort of
>>>>>> collaboration against the Apache collaboration style?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Any suggestions? Ideas?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> D.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ________________________________
>>>>>>
>>>>>> From: Ethan Jewett [mailto:esjewett@gmail.com]
>>>>>> Sent: Sun 2/15/2009 15:23
>>>>>> To: esme-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>>>>> Subject: Re: Excellent REST API Suggestion from Ethan Jewetta
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks for the kind words Dick.  I'd definitely be interested in
>>>>>> discussing
>>>>>> the suggestion and working on extending it into something more
>>>>>> useful to the
>>>>>> project.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>> Ethan
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 4:20 AM, Hirsch, Richard <
>>>>>> richard.hirsch@siemens.com
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Ethan has written a blog with a suggestion for a REST API for  
>>>>>> ESME (
>>>>>>> http://www.esjewett.com/blog/a-restful-esme-api). Ethan's  
>>>>>>> ideas are
>>>>>>> quite
>>>>>>> good and I think would improve our API. The more REST-ful API
 
>>>>>>> would
>>>>>>> also
>>>>>>> make our API more similar to that of other microblogging  
>>>>>>> platforms.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Take a look - I think it is an excellent start
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> D.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
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