REST + microformats as a Bugzilla API

Myk Melez myk at
Wed Oct 11 23:27:18 UTC 2006

The enduring popularity of REST, coupled with the growing popularity of 
microformats, suggests to me that the most developer-, user-, and web- 
friendly way for us to build an API for Bugzilla is to integrate it with 
the app's existing user-focused mechanisms for requesting and retrieving 

In other words, use REST for RPC, and return data-only responses when 
appropriate, but structure our HTML responses with embedded metadata (à 
la microformats) so clients can cleanly extract data from them.



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