4052Re: [rest-discuss] Roles
- Nov 28, 2003I figured that Ian probably got it from;
On Fri, Nov 28, 2003 at 10:20:18AM -0500, Walden Mathews wrote:
> Yes, 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.
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> : 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.
> : Mark.
> : 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
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