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From Erin Noe-Payne <erin.noe.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: XML vs JSON
Date Mon, 08 Jul 2013 15:57:22 GMT
Correct.

On Sun, Jul 7, 2013 at 11:58 PM, Chris Geer <chris@cxtsoftware.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 7, 2013 at 2:21 PM, Erin Noe-Payne <erin.noe.payne@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> For individual resources angular will expect json objects, for any
>> query or list results, angular would expect an array of objects. It
>> does not necessarily care if those objects are partial representations
>> - that's more about our architecture and balancing # of requests on a
>> page vs weight of data we deliver. Does that answer your question?
>>
>
> Just to make sure, for example, if you requested a .../people/ and got
>
> [{ "id": 1, "name": "Bob"}, { "id": 2, "name": "Sue"}]
>
> but when you requested ../people/1 you got
>
> { "id": 1, "name": "Bob", "email": "bob@bob.com"...}
>
> it would be ok. i.e the full object at /people/1 doesn't match the object
> in the list at /people/
>
>>
>> On Sun, Jul 7, 2013 at 4:36 PM, Chris Geer <chris@cxtsoftware.com> wrote:
>> > Sorry to bring this topic back up but I wanted to make sure the JSONView
>> > approach will work with the Angular branch. Erin, when angular hits the
>> web
>> > service, does it expect the GET on the resource list to return the full
>> > objects? Or can it get the full objects individually? The idea is that
>> the
>> > list would return a subset of the data (i.e. no need to return every
>> detail
>> > about every person when you just want a list of people).
>> >
>> > Chris
>> >
>> >
>> > On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 7:21 AM, Matt Franklin <m.ben.franklin@gmail.com
>> >wrote:
>> >
>> >> On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 5:31 PM, Erin Noe-Payne <
>> erin.noe.payne@gmail.com
>> >> >wrote:
>> >>
>> >> > I believe we are only interested in JSON.
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >> JSON is critical.  XML would be nice to have if we can do it though.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> >
>> >> > On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 4:58 PM, Chris Geer <chris@cxtsoftware.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > > All, I've been working on the web services and something that
I
>> think
>> >> we
>> >> > > need to implement is being able to return reduced data sets. For
>> >> example,
>> >> > > if you get a list of people it should contain some less information
>> for
>> >> > > each person than if you got a single person. There is a really
easy
>> way
>> >> > to
>> >> > > handle this in JSON using the @JSONView annotation from Jackson.
>> It's a
>> >> > > little tricker with XML but do-able as well.
>> >> > >
>> >> > > I'm of the opinion that we could get away with only returning
JSON
>> but
>> >> > what
>> >> > > does everyone else think?
>> >> > >
>> >> > > Chris
>> >> >
>> >>
>>

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