Re: [thredds] nco as a web service

On Jul 1, 2012, at 9:34 PM, Gerry Creager wrote:

> Roy,
> That's a good explanation, and one I can live with. However, I also agree 
> with Jeff's later comments, that A) in general, the same interpreter can 
> handle GET and POST, and

On the server side yes, but on the client side, particularly when we want to 
build the client into existing apps, not so simple.

> B) file uploads can't happen with a GET.

> And, most important: C) KISS is a good mantra.
> I'll sit back and listen to the debate again.

I view it as a discussion.  I am hoping to learn things about other approaches. 
 Server-side functions are a very difficult problem when you really think about 
them.  I am hoping that with the right discussion, it might be possible based 
on what has already been done to identify a sweet-spot where things can move 
forward without a ot of development.


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