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From Noah Slater <>
Subject Re: Document Updates
Date Fri, 14 Nov 2008 12:40:56 GMT
On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 12:35:45PM +0000, Noah Slater wrote:
> Sure, there are some areas, such as hypertext as the engine of application
> state, that CouchDB does not use, but looking back at Roy's original doctoral
> thesis, REST seems to be predominantly about architecture constraints, of
> which this was not one of them. CouchDB embraces all of the mentioned
> constraints in some way or another; namely client/server, statelessness,
> cacheability, uniform interfaces, and layered systems.

Careless wording on my part, hypertext is clearly an architectural
constraint. However, the weight placed on it within his thesis does not seem to
be as great as some of the other core constraints.

Noah Slater,

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