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   Re: [xml-dev] Exposing resources/services vs hiding implementationdetail

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Michael Champion wrote:
> On Apr 5, 2005 7:11 PM, Bill de hÓra <bill.dehora@propylon.com> wrote:
>>>*if* your users do far more read operations than create/update/delete
>>>operations, and there is a high probability that a document that is
>>>retrieved once will be requested again soon..  Very true on the Web.
>>>Not true for data enty applications.  Nightmarishly difficult in the
>>>distributed read/write case.
>>Don't understand the last bit - nightmarishly difficult how? 
> I was thinking of the quote attributed to Phil Karlton
> (http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/200001/msg00170.html) "There
> are only two hard problems in computer science, cache invalidation and
> naming things."
>  Hmm, REST assumes that both of them have been solved <duck>.

Hah, well at least no-one's claiming the versioning crown!



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