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From Geir Magnusson Jr <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: JSR 311 - Java API for RESTful Web Services
Date Thu, 15 Feb 2007 18:18:28 GMT


Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> On Feb 15, 2007, at 5:49 AM, Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
> 
>> Ok - I'll do that today with a clear message.
>>
>> I assume you'd be happy if :
>>
>> 1) "rest" wasn't in the package name
>>
>> 2) It wasn't called something like "the REST API", but maybe "JAX-RS" 
>> or a Java API for accessing RESTful services?
> 
> I just want it to have a different name, so that I can say "XXX sucks"
> without being forced to say "the RESTful API sucks".  I am happy to let
> Sun go overboard and say that XXX is the RESTful API for Java in the
> title, just so long as the noun and API are named XXX, not REST(ful).
> They couldn't possibly do any worse than the other Web-related APIs
> in JSE, none of which make any sense to me.
> 
> Does the EC see the 311-comments list discussion?

No, but I'd be happy to relay any messages :)

geir

> 
> ....Roy
> 

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