Fielding: Engineer for serendipity

2009-02-23 @ 21:24#

hard to put it any better

Representational State Transfer. HTTP is only the transfer part. URIs, media types, and hypertext as the engine of application state have only incidental connections with HTTP (HTTP was created to do that stuff more efficiently than the original attempts to do so using FTP and Gopher, just as waka will do so more efficiently than HTTP).


-- Is there a key message you focus on as the key take away for your -- talks on REST?

Engineer for serendipity.

the full story is even better.