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

From: Andy Seaborne <andy.seaborne@epimorphics.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 08:20:53 +0000
Message-ID: <50C98FE5.5020106@epimorphics.com>
To: public-ldp-wg@w3.org

On 12/12/12 23:46, Wilde, Erik wrote:
> hello ted.
> On 2012-12-12 14:15 , "Ted Thibodeau Jr" <tthibodeau@openlinksw.com> wrote:
>> 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.
>> I grow increasingly tired of the suggestion and even assertion
>> that HTTP POST is inherently not RESTful.
> maybe i am getting this wrong, but my understanding of andy's remark was
> that POSTing to a resource that "represents an operation" is not RESTful.
> instead, you're supposed to POST a request that describes the intended
> state change to the resource itself. so instead of POSTing something to
> object/42/dothis, you should POST a "dothis" representation to object/42.
> that was my understanding, and that's how i see the world as well. andy,
> feel free to correct me if i am misrepresenting your statement.

Erik - yes, that's what I meant.


(I am still hoping someone will make a proposal in this area of any style)

> cheers,
> dret.
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