A tiny argument against merging the REST API plugin into WordPress core

Normally I’d start with a history lesson, but for this I’ll cut to the chase since most of you reading this already know what I’m talking about… Projects like Django function & thrive without their REST API in every core installation. Not being in core means the component maintainers are able to develop independently of… Read more about A tiny argument against merging the REST API plugin into WordPress core

The NSA's Guidelines for Implementation of REST

Direct Link and Mirrored Here, from March 25, 2011: The key point to remember is that in order to ensure that an operation / implementation is RESTful, these methods must be used as they were defined in RFC 2616, the HTTP 1.1 specification. If implementations abuse these methods, they not only depart from RESTful behavior, but also jeopardize… Read more about The NSA's Guidelines for Implementation of REST