Monthly Archives: February 2007

links for 2007-03-01

Integrate This»Blog Archive » W3C Workship slides online My slides from the workshop. Thanks to plh for the PDF conversion. (tags: w3c wsec rest webservices soa restvsoa restvsoap)

links for 2007-02-28

IVOA Note – UWS recast as a REST protocol Nice description of how to put stuff on the Web that was previously hidden behind SOAP. (tags: rest soap webservices http uri) Engine of State : On Gee, I hope I’m not switching Danny’s lights on and off via GET 8-) (tags: rest http web state)… Read More »

Eric Newcomer nails it

Eric Newcomer succinctly summarizes my position on the history of Web vs. Web services; But I believe your argument is that the industry went the wrong way from those early days by not recognizing that the uniform interface was part of the required adaptation of traditional middleware concepts to the Web, is that right? Nicely… Read More »

links for 2007-02-26

Bill de hÓra: Confederacy “[…]the Web is not just the presentation tier anymore; it’s becoming a data integration and machine-oriented publishing layer” (tags: web rest webservices)

More on human targetting

It sounds like Sanjiva’s as baffled as I am how we can each hold the positions we do about what seems like a completely trivial point. He responds to my previous piece on the Web being for humans, and writes; The problem with GET is exactly what Mark points to as its feature: GET is… Read More »

links for 2007-02-24

James Gosling: on the Java Road Congrats to Mr. Beer Bust! He’ll receive this honour 3 doors down from me, at Rideau Hall. (tags: jamesgosling java orderofcanada ottawa) Google Apps 10 Gigs of email, finally!! (tags: google gmail)

That human-targetted argument again

I wanted to expand a little on my dismissal of Sanjiva’s argument that “The Web is necessarily human centric”. Sanjiva, in his support for – and authorship of – WSDL, presumably wants to permit developers to publish their own service-specific interfaces, such as ones supporting methods like the canonical “getStockQuote”, or even “getRealtimeStockQuote”. And I’m… Read More »

links for 2007-02-23

Sound advice: SCADA, Architectural Styles, and the Web “I would like to close this section with the observation that there seems to be a spectrum between the needs of the Web at large, and the needs of the enterprise.” (tags: rest web webservices w3c wos-ec upcoming:event=154567)

Questionable content

I tried to post this comment to Jorgen’s latest blog entry; Perhaps if SOA were defined, we’d be able to tell you whether there’s a problem that had a decent SOA based solution! 8-O All I know is that REST is an *improvement* upon SOA for multi-agency, data-oriented systems. The big win is that REST… Read More »

links for 2007-02-21

Sanjiva Weerawarana’s Blog – interview on ws-* vs. rest “I’m sure I’ll be painted a WS-* fanatic by the RESTafarians now” I think that cat was let out of the bag long ago, Sanjiva 8-) (tags: rest wso2 webservices) InfoQ: Interview with Sanjiva Weerawarana: Debunking REST/WS-* Myths “What about Google maps- is that RESTful? Can… Read More »