Web pages using a simple tuple store [was : RE: template engine]

Tony Finch <>
Wed Jun 14 12:59:26 CEST 2006


On Wed, 14 Jun 2006, Joe Armstrong (AL/EAB) wrote:
>
>     But this is a *local* operation - let's make this distributed, and
> let's define a protocol on top of HTTP which does this:
>
>     This request updates the tuple store:
> 	http://www.some.server/put/joe/login/region?val=EncodedString
>     It returns the OLD value of the tuple (joe,login,region)
>       http://www.some.server/get/joe/login/region
>     Retrieves the value of the (joe,login,region) tuple

It would be more HTTPish to use HTTP's PUT and GET methods (rather than
encoding this in the URL), so you get well-known semantics.

> If a user is viewing a page and sombody put's a new value the change is
> seen immediately (this needs an ajax lister, for every page, it rpc the
> server and gets a return value if any region on the page is updated)

XMPP is the ideal protocol for this :-)

> RSS feeds
> =========

See the specs produced by the IETF's atompub working group.
http://www.ietf.org/html.charters/atompub-charter.html

Tony.
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