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Re: [rest-discuss] Understanding hypermedia as the engine of application state

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  • Roy T. Fielding
    ... I said they had a lot in common, not everything in common. It mostly has to do with the uniform interface. ....Roy
    Message 1 of 16 , Apr 13, 2008
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      On Apr 13, 2008, at 11:56 AM, dev wrote:
      > Hey
      > In the same post, Dr. Fielding says
      > "
      > it makes sense to compare REST to the
      > blackboard style (they do have a lot in common, as styles go).
      > "
      > And the thesis says :
      >
      > "the blackboard architectural style consists of a central repository
      > and a set of components (knowledge sources) that operate
      > opportunistically upon the repository"
      >
      > I am just curious as to how blackboard and REST have a lot in common.
      > In a REST style, where is this central repository? Other than the fact
      > that REST could also be said to consist of a set of components (which
      > is also there in pipe and filter ), where is this central repository
      > needed to compare REST to a blackboard style ?
      >

      I said they had a lot in common, not everything in common.
      It mostly has to do with the uniform interface.

      ....Roy
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