[Rt-devel] REST Interface

Jesse Vincent jesse at bestpractical.com
Thu Jan 17 09:49:06 EST 2008

> >In my defense, when the REST interface got designed, everyone else on
> >the planet was just starting to use SOAP and Roy Fielding had barely
> >published his definitions of what REST was. It wasn't well understood by
> >anybody.  What I'd taken away from the discussion about what REST could
> >be at the time was "access via simple GET and POST at simple, defined
> >end points."  Were I doing it over today (as I am ;), I'd do it
> >differently. 
> I read that the REST stuff was introduced with RT3 and was ignorant of the
> fact that it is ancient code.

Well, that's still 2001-2002 or so. 7 years isn't forever, but it's a
LONG time ago ;)
> Oh, and thanks for the terrific software. I just started about 9 months ago
> for me and my customers and the feedback is really positive. Now to some
> code that exports the time information from the various RT instances into
> my billing ...

That's very cool. I'm sure there are other folks who'd love to see the
interchange integration


> Regards
>            Racke
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