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   Re: [xml-dev] Exposing resources/services vs hiding implementatio n deta

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On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 08:25:45PM -0400, Rich Salz wrote:
> > I think the benefits to a single URI are few when compared with the
> > benefits of having many (well, one per resource anyhow 8-);
> Yes, you've said this before (e.g., [1]). I've explained why the drawbacks
> sometimes outweigh the benefits ([2]).  As best as I can understand it,
> your response is "I'm sure I'm right" [3].  This post to which I'm
> responding, [4], follows the same flawless[*] logic.

Well, I tried to make my case in software architectural terms,
specifically mentioning the architectural property of visibility, and
the value of both the hypermedia application constraint and
dereferenceable identifiers.  I'm sorry that you're unable to relate
these arguments to your own experiences, but that doesn't make them
any less technical (or even dogmatic as you seem to imply).

Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca


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