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REST and document-oriented Web services

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 13:55:25 -0500
To: "Newcomer, Eric" <Eric.Newcomer@iona.com>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20021213135525.D15355@www.markbaker.ca>

On Fri, Dec 13, 2002 at 12:31:09PM -0500, Newcomer, Eric wrote:
> It would seem much more useful to me to compare the document oriented style to REST rather than the RPC oriented style.

Ok, REST is the ultimate in document-oriented architectural styles. 8-)

You can request (GET) documents, submit (POST) documents to document
processors, replace documents (PUT), and remove documents (DELETE).

Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
Web architecture consulting, technical reports, evaluation & analysis
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