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Re: Qamoos form: GET

So, You are suggesting that Qamoos should be able to get the data using the GET method ?

On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 02:51:06AM +0200, Ahmad Gharbeia wrote:
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> Ahlan everybody,
> The REST (REpresentational State Transfer) architectural principles
> state that in order to build a usable and consistent web, the HTTP
> verbs should be used according to the type of action intended.
> GET, where parameters are passed on the URI, is suitable for creating
> URIs that are bookmarkable, indexable by bots and embeddable under
> anchors in markup. Compare with a search engine query, or shop
> catalogue entry that you may bookmark or send to a friend.
> On the other hand, POST is suitable for interfacing mechanisms that
> alter data and should not be reinvoked arbitrarily. Adding a note to
> a photo in a web album or a comment on a blog falls under this
> category, in addition to suggesting an entry in a Qamoose.
> As far as systems' design is concerned the "taking-in of suggestions"
> IS a data change. Regardless of whether it is instantly reflected in
> the database searchable by the public or not or not.
> This is even more important with web services that it is for
> server-to-human webs, and this what some APIs, like Flickr and
> del.icio.us violate in some places.
> The page Nadim referred to asserts this in its abstract.
> Salam,
> Ahmad Gharbeia
> More: RestWiki: http://rest.blueoxen.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl 
> - -----Original Message-----
> From: Nadim Shaikli [mailto:shaikli at yahoo dot com] 
> Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2005 00:11
> To: ahmad at gharbeia dot org
> Cc: admin at arabeyes dot org
> Subject: Re: Qamoos form: GET
> As was noted by M.Sameer there is no difference [1] between the two
> as far as QaMoose is concerned.  I also get the feeling that you
> misunderstand what QaMoose is used for and what it intent was/is -
> there is NO data changing occurring in QaMoose, its main function is
> to display the contents of a database and to take-in suggestions to
> be processed by a human for future integration.
> [1] http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/forms/methods.html
> Salam.
>  - Nadim
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