“The point is this, if you want to make long term technology bets do so with something that’s been around for 20 or more years and is still in heavy use today”. Amen! (would 15 years be ok though? 8-)
I must have missed this when it came out 2+ years ago, and though there’s lots I disagree with, it’s good to see REST mentioned as a peer alongside the likes of CORBA, DCOM, etc..
This hasn’t been such a good day, for several reasons.
… but I think a Conservative minority is the best thing for this country
right now. They fully deserve it, as they ran a brilliant campaign, toning
down the usual (anti) social rhetoric, and presenting a solidly fiscally
conservative plan. They even kept
on a leash; no small feat.
It’s a shame Harper’s such a freak (anti-gay, anti-choice, …), but he’ll be
kept on a short leash with a minority government, especially as the NDP doesn’t have
enough seats to give him control of parliament, and he’s already said he won’t
form a coalition with with the separatist BQ.
Most importantly though, the Liberals got the kick in the ass they so
I’ve got a very long layover in Vancouver on Thursday, on my way to
Sydney (an old booking trick that increases your probability of getting an upgrade
… just not this time 8-( ); I arrive about 10:00, depart about 18:00. There’s
lots of work I can get done in the lounge, but if anybody’d like to get together
for lunch or whatever, that’d be cool.
in the context of discussing the coupling of client and server via interface (getStockQuote) semantics;
No, it doesn’t need to understand the semantics. It’s enough to define the data and associate it with a service name.