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From Jens Alfke <j...@couchbase.com>
Subject Re: Http 1.1 keep alive
Date Wed, 06 Nov 2013 16:00:33 GMT

On Nov 6, 2013, at 6:47 AM, matt j. sorenson <matt@sorensonbros.net> wrote:

> So, statelessness is defined more at the application level (meaning
> couchdb); and is fundamentally a pattern of RESTful interfaces - meaning
> each request and response contains anything & everything necessary to
> communicate application state... is that more/less correct? It's been quite
> a few years since I *skimmed* Fielding's paper ;)

Yup. Strictly speaking a REST API doesn’t even have to run over HTTP — see Google’s
SPDY protocol for an example.

—Jens
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