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Thursday, June 7, 2007
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"I've set my bozo bit for WS and SOA types who are repositioning themselves as REST stalwarts. Spotting a bandwagons is not an indicator of competence. " - REST Person

"REST is now the hot chick in town. Its on the uptick of the hype curve. Atom is going to be taking over soon. Until we get past the top of the hype curve its impossible to have intelligent, analytical, critical conversations with the fanatics." - WS-* Person

From the perspective of someone who just wants to get things done, this is simply MAD. <sigh>

6/7/2007 7:56 PM Eastern Daylight Time  |  Comments [3]  |  Disclaimer  |  Permalink   
Friday, June 8, 2007 1:21:02 AM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)
Very sad indeed.
Friday, June 8, 2007 5:09:35 AM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)
Let's not have two individuals opinions stand for two entire communities. Some of us in the REST community are actively trying to work towards assisting those who "just wants to get things done".

To that end, Mike Schindler and I have established the "Simple Web Services" working group recently.

It is early days for the group, but our draft charter states:

"The main scope of this charter is to facilitate the practical application of the principles of the REST architectural style ..."

We welcome feedback and interaction from the wider community, regardless of persuasion (we will listen and discuss amicably, even if we may not necessarily agree).

For my own part, I have implemented both REST and WS-* services within the enterprise.
Friday, June 8, 2007 8:31:03 AM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)
Sorry to burst your bubble. People do not get zealotess about one web service or another. Really you are limited by vendor and what makes sense. Who making hype and what they were hyping before does not really mean anything.
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