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Re: Introducing a Session header...

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2012 17:20:30 +0200
Message-ID: <5009773E.7030002@gmx.de>
To: Phillip Hallam-Baker <hallam@gmail.com>
CC: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>, Ross Nicoll <jrn@jrn.me.uk>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 2012-07-20 16:32, Phillip Hallam-Baker wrote:
> ...
> The REST argument seems to be a red herring to me. If people want to
> write stateless servers then fine, they can use a different technique.
> There have been statefull servers on the Web since 1993. That is why
> the POST method is written the way it is. The design goal was to
> separate out the idempotent methods from the rest.
> ...

ReST is not about stateless servers. If it was, we wouldn't have write 
operations.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 20 July 2012 15:21:05 GMT

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