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Action encoding and REST

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 15:48:28 -0500
To: Assaf Arkin <arkin@intalio.com>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030224154828.J14811@www.markbaker.ca>

On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 11:22:50AM -0800, Assaf Arkin wrote:
> In the REST section it should describe one that uses HTTP bindings and the
> action is encoded in the URL.

Again (and again ... 8-), any solution which places an action anywhere
except the HTTP request method, is not a REST based solution.  If you
want to go this route, please don't associate it with REST.  Call it
"tunneling over HTTP" or something.

Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
Web architecture consulting, technical reports, evaluation & analysis
Received on Monday, 24 February 2003 15:45:19 UTC

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