[foaf-dev] [foaf-protocols] fp:ping
tjgillies at gmail.com
Thu Apr 15 11:19:24 CEST 2010
On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 2:17 AM, tyler gillies <tjgillies at gmail.com> wrote:
> i am proud to say i have never used xml-rpc once in my life ;) (well maybe,
> but if i did, its blocked out of my memory)
> the ping idea is cool. kinda reminds me of RSS's <getInputText>
> On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 2:09 AM, Story Henry <henry.story at bblfish.net>wrote:
>> On 15 Apr 2010, at 08:42, Toby Inkster wrote:
>> > On Wed, 14 Apr 2010 10:00:23 +0100
>> > Story Henry <henry.story at bblfish.net> wrote:
>> >> I would like to propose a ping relation.
>> > Have you seen Semantic Pingback?
>> > http://aksw.org/Projects/SemanticPingback
>> It seems unnecessarily complex.
>> It uses RPC, when a simple HTML FORM can do. Why? RPC was cool 8 years ago
>> because it used XML! Wow! The continuation of this lead to the SOAP
>> bubble, which seems to have vanished in the past year somehow.
>> So the suggestion seems to be that because blogging used RPC for ping,
>> one should use it too. But since every application developer knows how
>> to parse a POST, and only legacy blog developers need to learn the dying
>> XML/RPC standard, I don't see why we should burden ourselves with it.
>> Neither do I understand why the linked data people are.
>> Or perhaps I have mised something.
>> If I have not, I'll repost the suggestion on the linked data
>> mailing list.
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