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Re: Reinventing Web applications

From: Ruben Verborgh <ruben.verborgh@ugent.be>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:00:23 +0200
Cc: Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>, public-hydra@w3.org, public-declarative-apps@w3.org
Message-Id: <F02992D2-5E5E-4DFC-B585-3EBCF0DF87EC@ugent.be>
To: (wrong string) Ĩius <martynas@graphity.org>

> As much as I remember from Fielding's thesis, one of the keys to REST
> (and the scalability of current Web architecture) is uniform interface:

Fielding's thesis is not a gospel, but yes, it's the key differentiating factor.

> In HTTP world, those are uniform methods

Partly, but there's more to the uniform interface than that.
(Hypermedia is also a uniform interface constraint.)

> and they can be treated as CRUD operations

“treated”, sure, but that's not the same as “HTTP = CRUD".

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