[Catalyst] RFC on how to structure controllers

Sebastian Riedel sri at oook.de
Thu Jun 15 16:34:48 CEST 2006

14.06.2006 20:26 Wade.Stuart at fallon.com:
> catalyst-bounces at lists.rawmode.org wrote on 06/14/2006 01:11:34 PM:
>> catalyst-bounces at lists.rawmode.org wrote on 06/14/2006 11:23:16 AM:
>>> * Wade.Stuart at fallon.com <Wade.Stuart at fallon.com> [2006-06-14  
>>> 17:10]:
>>>> I mean does it ever make sense to blindly allow users to jump
>>>> into a random spot of a 3 or 4 page billing/order "wizard"?
>>> I spent 15 minutes trying to think of a way to respond to this,
>>> but I really can?t. There are many concepts that play into REST
>>> app design to sum them up in a few words. All I can say is that
>>> it?s nothing to do with bookmarking. (Or only very tangentially.)
>> True, also very little to do with web app design,  web services
>> are another beast.  Even if you are RESTing your web app to
>> make services available in the future, there are still many
>> areas that would need to be restricted or exposed
>> differently for said services.
>> REST layout for an app that is not designed to be a web service seems
>> silly.
> Let me expand here cause rereading this I did not convey my thought.
> REST layout, nix session data, being pushed for webapps without
> thinking and planning about bookmarking seems silly. We are all
> talking web applications here right?  That is how I read this thread.

I think Aristotle is talking about web-services while we talk web-apps.
We want to build a nice responsive gui while he tries to build a http  
based api.


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