OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   Re: [xml-dev] Re: Why REST? (RE: [xml-dev] WSIO- With Name)

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]

On Tuesday 12 February 2002 01:06 pm, Mark Baker wrote:
> Thought why he wouldn't want it to identify himself, rather than an
> HTML page is a different question.  Certainly just *because* the GET
> returns an HTML when you ask it for that (all browsers ask for
> text/html), doesn't mean that the URI identifies the HTML.  HTML is
> one *representation* of the resource, not necessarily the resource
> itself.

Not everyone subscribes to this view. Most people would be very 
surprised if /mark-baker.jpg sent them an mp3 of a cricket match. 


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS