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Michael Champion wrote:
> On Apr 5, 2005 7:11 PM, Bill de hÓra <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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!