[Catalyst] Re: General API question: REST + SOAP
autarch at urth.org
Thu Apr 7 03:16:42 GMT 2011
On Thu, 7 Apr 2011, Aristotle Pagaltzis wrote:
> This is a very bad idea. No matter what problem you have,
> a custom HTTP header is very nearly certainly the wrong solution.
> For API versioning it definitely is.
My understanding of REST, at least, is that versioning should be done by
specifying different Accept and Content-Type headers, like
This makes sense with REST, since the URI for a thing should always stay
the same, but it's representation can vary. The API version is part of
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