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Re: Web services revisited
- Subject: Re: Web services revisited
- From: Michael Richardson <..hidden..>
- Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 10:34:17 -0400
>>>>> "Chris" == Chris Travers <..hidden..> writes:
Chris> Hi all;
Chris> I am just about to start on a web services wrapper for 1.4.
Chris> Reviewing the past discussions on this, I want to just submit my
Chris> proposal for review before I get started. What I expect to start on
Chris> is very simple.
Chris> URL would be of the format of:
Chris> [lsmb_base_url]/rest/company_name/[major version]/[top level
[major version] should start with a letter, probably "v", not just be a number.
It's estetic, but I found it useful. e.g:
Chris> "rest" would be a reserved word and not usable for any later part of
Chris> the API. I.e. it can never be a valid object name, resource type, id,
Chris> or object class name. We'd use it to automatically determine where
Chris> the path starts.
We need this because the "base_url" might be arbitrarily long, and we
don't want to configure it into the code?
Chris> The payload would then be handed off to the format handler and reset
Chris> as a hashref returned from the from_input routine.
This all sounds great to me.
I like that the input/output is seperated, should make for every nice
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