5040Re: [rest-discuss] The role of queries in REST?
- May 10, 2005Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> On May 10, 2005, at 1:43 PM, Jan Algermissen wrote:Oops...yes, I was obviously making a stupid statement there...
>> REST does not 'allow' any kind of identifier construction (IMHO).
> That's not true. REST only requires that the representations
> supply the identifiers. That doesn't prevent the representation
> from dynamically constructing the identifier in accordance with
> whatever rules are standard for the media type (e.g., HTML has
> can generate very RESTful transitions to the next state).
Sorry for causing confusion.
So then....given some representation
having a MIME type that defines the neccessary 'construction semantics'
it would be RESTful
to construct the URI
for the innermost item.
Is that what you asked, Roger?
Jan Algermissen http://www.jalgermissen.com
Consultant & Programmer http://www.tugboat.de
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