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Re: I added some comments to the wiki page for ISSUE-37

From: Ted Thibodeau Jr <tthibodeau@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 17:15:14 -0500
Cc: public-ldp-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <16F51222-FB24-45C7-B27B-AA5CDAD67BFB@openlinksw.com>
To: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>

On Dec 12, 2012, at 08:50 AM, Andy Seaborne wrote:
> It would be great if it were included but the issues of what is being PUT (content handled differently to PUT of a resource\container) or POST to a service (not REST) do need to be covered.



This may be thought tangential, but I think it relevant.

I grow increasingly tired of the suggestion and even assertion 
that HTTP POST is inherently not RESTful.  

This is not so.

I refer you to...

1. Wikipedia: Representational State Transfer
   <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Representational_state_transfer>

2. Roy T. Fielding: "It is okay to use POST"
   <http://roy.gbiv.com/untangled/2009/it-is-okay-to-use-post>

3. FileCatalyst (Marcel): "REST  HTTP POST vs. HTTP PUT"
   <http://www.filecatalyst.com/rest-http-post-vs-http-put>

4. Steve Klabnik: "Nobody Understands REST or HTTP"
   <http://blog.steveklabnik.com/posts/2011-07-03-nobody-understands-rest-or-http>


Frustratedly yours,

Ted



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