I like some of the things that Catalyst::Controller::REST
does, you might take a look at it -- it follows a similar approach to what you are proposing, but in the context of Catalyst.
In particular, it unpacks the supplied content (if you want) based on the format specified by the "Content-Type" header, and serializes your output data structure. (It uses Content-Type for that too -- I think it should use "Accept" for that.)
Your GET/PUT/POST handler doesn't have to deal with that at all, but the user can supply input in whatever format they want: XML, YAML, JSON, etc. and consume your results however they want. The perl handler can just deal with native perl data structures.
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||