[Catalyst] Dispatching with Chained vs HTTP method

paddy at panici.net paddy at panici.net
Wed May 7 13:51:19 BST 2008

On Wed, May 07, 2008 at 08:38:18AM -0400, Garrett Goebel wrote:
> Also important is how to allow people to limit which sets of tuples and 
> relationships are publically accessible. For production work the default 
> should probably require the REST interfaces to be explicitly published. 
> Otherwise, with any set of tables with more than a handful of records, 
> it will be fairly simple to bring the database to its knees with a URL 
> that performs multiple joins on a large set of records. As a compromise, 
> you might allow primary key candidates (keys which match exactly one 
> record) and "have one" relationships to be public by default, but not 
> "have many" or "many to many" relationships.

or ask the database how long the query will take and then limit on that?


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