9716Re: URL-Design: Structured Resources vs. Searching Globally
- Nov 1, 2007* Hugh Winkler <hughw@...> [2007-11-01 12:02]:
> I admit I'm not sounding very convincing with this argument,I *would* suggest that it is implemented that way. It’s the
> because I'm asking you a) to have clients make an extra GET
> first to retrieve the form, and b) they still have to have some
> foreknowledge of the element name attributes they should
> understand. It does however insulate them from having to
> understand the form of your urls.
> I guess I'm putting this out here for discussion, and not
> really suggesting you implement it this way.
Truly RESTful apps are – by definition! – designed around
the formats of the representations exchanged, not around the
structure of the URIs used.
Take a look at Atompub for an idea of how that looks in practice.
> But if anyone out there thinks there's a good way to do whatI think what you described is just fine.
> I'm trying to do, which is to drive the interaction through
> forms, please jump in.
 Remember what “ReST” means…
Aristotle Pagaltzis // <http://plasmasturm.org/>
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