Thursday, September 6, 2007

If REST and WS-* are at war, which one are they fighting?

Ted Nedward has another great post providing lessons about technical, political and historical issues all at the same time.

Let's just hope it isn't the Hundred Years War instead...

4 comments:

Sean said...

David Chappelle's analogy was one of the all-time worst, or least the most perfect setup.

Dr JTS said...

Which prompts a new rule-of-thumb:

All analogies are suspect, just like World War Two.

Sean said...

Speaking of web services, have you seen Cagle's (I know you're a reader) review of "RESTful Web Services"?

http://www.oreillynet.com/xml/blog/2007/09/restful_web_services_a_review.html

Dr JTS said...

Just read it... thanks, I hadn't see n it yet. An inspiring review. This book is floating around our office, and I've dipped into it, but I will definitely read the whole thing now.