[occi-wg] OCCI MC - State Machine Diagram
roger.menday at uk.fujitsu.com
Thu May 14 09:24:13 CDT 2009
> It just means you need to pass parameters to the actuator via a GET
> or POST request (GET comes to mind first but POST works with more/
> larger parameters)...
> I hope I don't get a visit from the REST police for this comment,
> but wouldn't the GET here be frowned upon ... (??)
> Meh, it doesn't matter if you push a button, poke it with a stick,
> kick it or use the force - the result is the same. If anyone is to
> be getting a visit from the REST police I guess it's me but on
> reviewing Tim's insightful RESTful Causistry post (and the comments)
> I think we're on the right track here... he talks about GET but I
> think either would do.
would'nt GET be prone to some kind of spider GETing all links it came
across (for indexing) causing data centre havoc ?
> I don't mind this being an exception - as Peter Keene points out
> this is "not really an appropriately decomposed task for a REST
> architecture". Seth Ladd makes an interesting suggestion about
> modeling activities as nouns like "running" and "backing up",
So, Seth Ladds comment is essentially how I see it too. A collection
> which could coexist. Elegant but complicated
... so, a server might of type "commissioned" and
"currently_unavailable" classes ?? That is a nice suggestion. A
implementor could choose to sub-class "currently_unavailable" with
"teleporting" - some extra information that a client could use, or
> - let's KISS with what we have.
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