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> But I think the hardest thing to understand about REST isn't the
> semantics of the operations per se, but how exactly to define what the
> resource is so that the operations make sense.

Yes, naming in distributed systems has long been recognized as a a very 
important, subtle, and hard problem.

I used to say REST is just federated naming, but nobody understood me.


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