Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Putting REST into perspective

From T.V Raman at the W3C Tech Plenary XML Applications: 2^W: The Second Coming Of The Web

Where Web 1.0 was about bringing useful content to the Web, Web 2.0 is about building Web artifacts out of Web parts. URLs play a central role in enabling such re-use --- notice that a necessary and sufficient condition for something to exist on the Web is that it be addressable via a URL.
The post puts the REST design principles and the importance of Web Architecture in perspective.

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