[Catalyst] Re: RFC: Catalyst::Controller::REST::DBIC

Dave Rolsky autarch at urth.org
Fri May 16 18:22:43 BST 2008

On Fri, 16 May 2008, Zbigniew Lukasiak wrote:

>> Why would anyone care about GET vs POST? I guarantee most users don't care.
>> If you mean they want to use a form, that has nothing to do with the method.
>> Forms can submit GET requests.
> It might need to be a POST if you need to download a file as one of
> the search arguments (for example for searching for a similar
> picture).

I think you mean _upload_, right?

>> The URI you propose could be RESTful, if you think of "search" as a noun,
>> maybe short for "search results".
> OK - what I was argumenting about is that sometimes it is convenient
> to have an URI like that.  The other part of the argument is that if
> you have an uri '/cd/search' - then you should not use '/cd/1' to
> retrieve the CD object - because then you mix data with commands (id
> with actions).

I have no strong opinion on this. I was just pointing out which URIs were 
RESTful and which weren't.


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