62. HTTP's cache fails when dealing with really dynamic
pages, because consumers will always have to hit the
origin server, although a part of the page would be
cacheable ( header and footer, for example )
96. "REST is software design on the scale of decades: every detail is intended to
promote software longevity and independent evolution. Many of the constraints
are directly opposed to short-term efficiency. Unfortunately, people are fairly
good at short-term design, and usually awful at long-term design. "
97. Put a bit of
REST is not a panacea
No need to re-invent the wheel: if you need to do SOAP integration, SOAP
is the way.
If you have a completely functional SOAP service, no - apparent - need to
rewrite it RESTful from scratch.