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A few notes on the Guardian Open Platform

This morning we launched the Guardian Open Platform at a well attended event in our new offices in Kings Place. This is one of the main projects I’ve been helping out with since joining the Guardian last year, and it’s fantastic to finally have it out in the open.

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Draconian failure on error is not the answer problems of Postel’s law. Draconian error handling creates an unstable equilibrium in Game Theory terms —it only lasts until one player breaks the rule. One non-Draconian XML5 implementation in key client product and the Draconian XML ranks would break. Well-specified error recovery is the right way to implement the liberal part of Postel’s law.

Henri Sivonen # 20th March 2008, 2:43 pm

CouchDB, XML, and E4X. Brilliant—CouchDB now enables SpiderMonkey’s E4X support, meaning CouchDB views can easily query XML documents stored inside JSON objects using E4X syntax. # 5th March 2008, 12:31 am

A binary compatible wire call is still a binary compatible wire call, no matter how much XML you put on it.

Bill de hÓra # 23rd March 2007, 12:56 am

Highrise Forum: Using the undocumented API. Add .xml to the end of many URLs in Highrise to get an XML representation of that page. # 19th March 2007, 11:29 pm

json-taglib. Because JSON just doesn’t have enough angle brackets. # 4th March 2007, 8:52 pm