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Re: Issue 5; GET vs GetLastTradePrice

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@apache.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Jan 2003 16:17:16 -0800
Cc: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>, www-ws-arch@w3.org
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Message-Id: <B738DC68-1EB0-11D7-A95D-000393753936@apache.org>

>> REST is based on the premise that the agent receiving the data has 
>> but one
>> responsibility;
>> to render it for (typically) human consumption.
> Let's ask Roy, as Arkin suggested.  Roy?

Of course not.  The first Web system I created was MOMspider.  The
libwww-perl and W3C libwww are primarily used by automata.  In fact,
the only part of the Web that I haven't personally worked on is
a browser.  Why on earth would I build such an assumption into REST?

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