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Re: [xml-dev] RESTful operations on document fragments

On 25/02/2008, Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com> wrote:
> No.  The reason REST works is that you have a limited set of verbs (GET,
>  PUT, POST, DELETE) operating on a huge set of nouns - the URIs.

That's seems like a nice succinct way of putting it...

>  The problem here isn't finding update capabilities - POST already
>  provides that.  The problem is addressing resources at a granularity
>  level that's more convenient for doing updates than a complete document.

Personally I would like to be able to use XSLT match patterns in the
URI, or at least a subset of it.

Andrew Welch
Kernow: http://kernowforsaxon.sf.net/

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