Daily Archives: 2004/09/22

The Now Economy

I was flabbergasted to discover that I was the only subscriber to The Now Economy on Bloglines. If you’re interested in a weblog that can discuss mesh networks in one post, and pasture management soon thereafter, and just generally cover the gambit of what decentralization and instant (modulo latency, of course 8-) gratification might mean… Read More »

Radovan on the Web

However, today’s web is not the end state of machine-to-machine communication. Agreed. It’s not the end, it’s the beginning.

Forrester report on REST vs SOAP

According to Michael Curry, Forrester has a report on REST vs. SOAP which concludes saying basically that SOAP is a better long-term bet. First of all, the debate isn’t REST vs SOAP, it’s REST vs. SOA. SOAP can be used in the context of many architectural styles, and the SOAP spec itself says basically nothing… Read More »

Web gestalt moments in WS-* land

Omri Gazitt has a Web/REST gestalt moment and doesn’t even realize it. In talking about how WS-MetadataExchange might integrate with WS-Transfer, he writes; In order to “dereference” the MetadataReference EPR, you may issue a “Get” message (which is defined in WS-MetadataExchange), but logically this is exactly the same operation as the WS-Transfer Get operation. Now… Read More »