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   Re: [xml-dev] REST and HTTP extensions (was Re: [xml-dev] Re: Why REST?

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Mike Champion scripsit:

> I can see how to model these with REST, i.e.,a series of GET, POST, DELETE operations and 
> some logic to test for the existence of lock resources or metadata.  But does bundling 
> these into sequences of operations that are performed as a transaction violate REST, or 
> merely extend HTTP?

I think the Right Thing for handling locking would be to GET a URI
which conventionally represents a lock, and then be handed another
URI.  When you DELETE that URI, the lock is released.  We talk,
after all, of "getting" a lock.

John Cowan           http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              cowan@ccil.org
To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all.  There
are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language
that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful.
        --_The Hobbit_


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