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fu ([personal profile] fu) wrote2011-01-11 12:54 am

Supporting Atom Publishing Protocol

I've been working on updating our implementation of the Atom Publishing Protocol for Bug 852, and I have a patch up there now.

Have several longish comments, but the short version is that our implementation was old to the point where I don't think any clients could use it, so I have felt free to break the old URLs while updating our implementation.

That is, I've removed support for:
http://www.dreamwidth.org/interface/atomapi/username/* (completely broken;
username had no effect on which journal the interface would use)
http://www.dreamwidth.org/interface/atom/feed
http://www.dreamwidth.org/interface/atom/post
http://www.dreamwidth.org/interface/atom/...

And I've implemented a new interface:

http://www.dreamwidth.org/interface/atom
GET: service document / used to discover the APP URLs we provide

http://www.dreamwidth.org/interface/entries
GET : lists the entries
POST: makes a new entry

http://www.dreamwidth.org/interface/entries/tags
GET: lists the journal's tags

http://www.dreamwidth.org/interface/entries/123
GET: retrieves entry 123
PUT: edits entry 123
DELETE: deletes entry 123


Does anyone have any concrete reasons I shouldn't push forward with this?

Also, any suggestions for how / whether to support posting to communities? What URL should we use? :-)

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