Subscription without the SUBSCRIBE

By | 2005/09/13

Ben Carlyle wonders;

I’ve been very serouslying[sic] considering dropping the only new http verb I’ve introduced for HttpSubscription: SUBSCRIBE. […] I’m coming around to the idea of saying this is simply a GET.

Very wise, young Padawan. As Roy says;

In the REST style, consuming components usually pull representations. Although this is less efficient when viewed as a single client wishing to monitor a single resource, the scale of the Web makes an unregulated push model infeasible.

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