[occi-wg] ElasticHosts introduction

Chris Webb chris.webb at elastichosts.com
Thu Apr 16 07:36:27 CDT 2009

eprparadocs at gmail.com writes:

> Perhaps I didn't quite understand your approach. I would think we
> should enumerate the parts of each API and the interpretation and leave
> to another section the actual bits over the wire. That way we could
> support anything, including binary XML!

Sam Johnston <samj at samj.net> writes:

> Actually you're spot on - I'm just pointing out what's common and conceding
> that we should be flexible about the 1's and 0's.

Great, I agree with both of you!

Our supporting a variety of API formats has given a significant win for
those end-users not using heavyweight XML-friendly languages, e.g. writing
shell scripts in the way one might when working with traditional
infrastructure and the contents of one's virtual machines. I don't want to
lose that user-convenience.



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