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   Re: [xml-dev] REST has too many verbs

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On Tuesday 12 February 2002 04:38 am, Paul Prescod wrote:
> What precisely *are* your complaints with HTTP? The only one I've
> heard is that it has four primary verbs and you once implemented a
> system with three. By the way, JavaSpaces has seven. TSpaces has a
> different seven. I have no good way of judging the "right number".

Content negotiation, MIME requirements, and poor metadata structuring 
to start with. Interaction with cookies, proxies and caches come along 

I have bigger problems with the resource + representation model simply 
because, while it might be elegant, it doesn't represent reality....


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