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Re: Default API response type: XML -> JSON


@rafael - I think it's overkill to have this as a configuration option. We
should have one default response type, or maybe not have a default one and
enforce the use of the response type the client is willing to receive.

On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 3:39 PM, Rafael Weingärtner <
rafaelweingartner@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I do think it is an interesting proposal. I have been thinking, and what if
> we do something different; what about a global parameter where the root
> admin can define the default serialization mechanism (XML, JSON, RDF,
> others...)? The default value could be XML to maintain backward
> compatibility. Then, it is up to the root admin to define this behavior.
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 10:34 AM, Marc-Aurèle Brothier <marco@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > I thought it would be good to move from XML to JSON by default in the
> > response of the API if no response type is sent to the server along with
> > the request. I'm wondering that's the opinion of people on the mailing
> > list.
> >
> > Moreover, if anyone knows a tool working with the API in XML can you list
> > them, so I could check the code and see if the change can be done without
> > breaking it.
> >
> > PR to change default response type: (
> > https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/2593).
> > If this change would cause more trouble, or is not needed in your
> opinion,
> > I don't mind to close the PR.
> >
> > Kind regards,
> > Marc-Aurèle
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Rafael Weingärtner
>