[occi-wg] ElasticHosts introduction

Andre Merzky andre at merzky.net
Thu Apr 16 07:39:13 CDT 2009

Quoting [Chris Webb] (Apr 16 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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