Re: [soapbuilders] Proposal for SOAP GET test
- Rich Salz wrote:
>Yes, I feel it is important. Thanks to the flexibility of URIs and
> > That tests both that the endpoint can handle GET and that it can handle
> > GET and POST on the same URI.
> Is that important? I don't care, but I'm curious.
hypertext it may not be strictly necessary because a GET-catching
resource could have a link to a POST-catching resource. But then you may
need to unnaturally split a single logical thing into two. It's kind of
weird to have the sub-resource change the state of the parent resource
and I'd have to think more about whether that would have an impact on
caches and RDF.
As an analogy, what if SOAP were architected so that every method of
every service needed its own URI. It would become difficult to reason
about them as first-class objects and it would be inefficient to
dereference the top-level resource to get at the method resources.
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