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From Markus Kohler <markus.koh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Patch submitted, working towards API design
Date Thu, 05 Nov 2009 08:31:49 GMT
Hi Vassil,
I fully agree.
Regards,
Markus

On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 7:14 PM, Vassil Dichev <vdichev@apache.org> wrote:

> OK, let's start the discussion again. For the API calls which are not
> comet-related, ESME could benefit to apply the RESTful principles
> which make sense.
>
> As for Comet, my team has rejected Yammer in the past for short
> scrum-like meetings of remote teams because if everyone has to wait
> what the others have to say, the meeting is prohibitively long (and it
> takes less than 30 seconds to update one message). I don't claim that
> everyone has this need or even that we're not trying to fit a tool
> into a scenario it wasn't meant to do. But it sure is one of the cool
> factors for everyone I've demoed ESME to. If we're not different than
> the competition- laconi.ca, Yammer, present.ly, etc., then I'm not
> sure we can compete just on the speed of copying features from the
> others.
>
> At any rate, time will tell if Comet is a key differentiator or is
> dragging us down. But since we have it already, why would we give it
> up?
>
> I would even suggest that we have both APIs compete with each other
> and see which one clients would choose to use.
>
> Vassil
>

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