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Re: REST and HTTP Update

From: Steve Harris <steve.harris@garlik.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2009 23:58:16 +0100
Message-Id: <B50E24CA-F416-4974-B327-4343B68EAEA2@garlik.com>
To: Kjetil Kjernsmo <kjetil@kjernsmo.net>
Cc: "public-rdf-dawg@w3.org" <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
On 9 Oct 2009, at 23:22, Kjetil Kjernsmo <kjetil@kjernsmo.net> wrote:

> Just returning to this a bit:
> On Wednesday 7. October 2009 21:26:11 Steve Harris wrote:
>> * I guess it might be related to use the use reverse proxies, which
>> seem very popular. You can't really use the obvious REST interface
>> with a proxy.
> Why is this? It would seem to break the layering principle of REST...

Well, on reflecting a bit more, I came to the conclusion that what we  
do normally is probably not rest friendly. We typically connect to  
some machine, but PUT to URIs in a different domain.

I'm pretty sure that violates some REST principle.

I sent a mail with an example, somewhere in this thread.

- Steve
Received on Friday, 9 October 2009 22:58:48 UTC

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