REST, RPC, mountains, molehills, and a retraction (sort of)

Mark Baker mbaker@markbaker.ca
Thu, 9 Aug 2001 06:28:15 -0400 (EDT)


> Of course, as URIs are opaque who knows what getStockPrice means other
> than being part of an identifier - who knows (and cares) about how the
> service is implemented ;)

URIs are opaque to software, not to people.  People associate meaning to
labels of all kinds, including URIs.

If you don't believe me, then would you mind registering i-am-an-idiot.com
and moving your home page there? 8-)

MB