4051Re: [rest-discuss] Roles
- Nov 28, 2003Yes, it really could be clearer. I don't remember REST
constraining roles beyond the level of "client" and "server",
and even those are temporal assignments.
I would be interesting to know where they got that.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Baker" <distobj@...>
To: "Gustaf Liljegren" <gustaf.liljegren@...>
Sent: Friday, November 28, 2003 8:55 AM
Subject: Re: [rest-discuss] Roles
: It presumably refers to the roles of components, but it could be
: clearer; "party" could also refer to the authority under which
: a component acts.
: On Fri, Nov 28, 2003 at 02:39:56AM +0100, Gustaf Liljegren wrote:
: > A short question. In W3C's "Architecture of the World Wide Web" document
: > , REST has been distilled into the following items:
: > - statelessness
: > - clear assignment of roles to parties
: > - uniform address space
: > - limited, uniform set of verbs
: > I understand all of these, except number two. What are "roles" and
: > "parties" in the REST context?
: > Thanks,
: > Gustaf
: Mark Baker. Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA. http://www.markbaker.ca
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