[OSGeo-Discuss] The OSGeo response to the proposed "GeoServices REST API" document [was: Would you be concerned ...]
mfidelman at meetinghouse.net
Thu May 9 20:19:58 PDT 2013
A really excellent analysis of the situation, and an even better
critique of the proposed standard.
This was particularly cogent:
> The scope claims that the document identifies resources and a way to
> use "structured URLs" to exchange those resources between clients and
> services. If that were true, I would expect
> (1) a list of resources at least as an example, and
> (2) an example of the structure and structuring principles of
> the URLs.
A lot more precise than my reaction "it just isn't very RESTful."
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is. .... Yogi Berra
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