Declared Victory

Joe Gregorio

This entry by Jon Udell is rather disappointing, mostly because it sits on the false presumption that choosing and using an API to update a blog with is a binary decision. Far from it, the Blogger, LiveJournal and metaWeblogAPI have co-existed for quite some time, with clients supporting all of them. If the Pie project succeeds in producing a new API, that will not mean the immediate removal of those APIs, nor will all the current software magically break the instant the RFC is approved.

On the other hand, I was gratified to read:

Were there no legacy to consider, I'd much prefer the new approach. [Jon Udell]

I would like to inject that RESTLog isn't the EchoAPI, but I am glad to have RESTLog be one of the EchoAPIs inspirations.

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