[OSGeo-Standards] Was: "file" formats. Is: GeoWeb

Rushforth, Peter Peter.Rushforth at NRCan-RNCan.gc.ca
Thu Jul 11 08:26:17 PDT 2013

> now I'm puzzled - so you say REST = http,

No, I don't.

> and any http 
> request is RESTful?

No:  Hypertext is the key ingredient in REST.  It doesn't matter what the
protocol is, in fact, if the links are embedded in hypertext.  And, what
matters is that the links represent *relationships* between resources.  Not
the format of the link itself.

Does that help?


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