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Discussion on: RESTful without HTTP Verbs

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David Zentgraf

Sure, you could relegate HTTP to be a mere transport mechanism and implement your own "RESTful" protocol on top of that. Does that provide any advantage? Does it allow you to easily switch the transport layer to something else down the line? Is that a foreseeable requirement? Also see Inner-platform effect.

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Cary Reams Author

Good read. Thank you.

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Alain Van Hout

And the somewhat related en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Not_invent...

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Cary Reams Author

Fair point.