Perl/CPAN v. Ruby ?

Dominic Mitchell dom at
Thu Mar 9 16:45:21 GMT 2006

On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 02:48:20PM +0000, Jonathan Peterson wrote:
> However, most people I've come across use REST to mean 'Use GET or POST to 
> send function arguments, and return results in the body of the response in 
> some mutually agreed format'. Not necessarily a bad idea, but not actually 
> in the spirit of REST. Are people really using REST with HTTP PUT, and 
> DELETE methods?

At work, we're using REST as part of an authentication server.  And yes,
we do use all *4* verbs.  ;-)


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