Re: JSR311: Issue 1 - Proposal for new conneg APIs

From: Jerome Louvel <>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 09:26:16 +0200

Hi Marc,


> BTW, RepresentationVariant is somewhat similar to the Variant class
> in the RESTlet API. The main difference is that a variant in RESTlet
> includes all the representation metadata whereas
> RepresentationVariant only includes metadata used for conneg.

As a side note, the Variant class in Restlet 1.1 (SVN trunk) only
contains the conneg metadata. The rest of the metadata has been moved
down in our Representation class (size, dates, etc.).


PS: Please note that the right spelling is *Restlet* instead of RESTlet