[erlang-questions] HTTPS and Basic Authentication with Erlang
Thu Feb 16 11:53:08 CET 2017
On 02/16/2017 11:41 AM, Alex S. wrote:
> To be fair, you both describe half of REST. Both interlinking *and* good cache/method behaviour (which most browsers don’t rely upon, precisely because WWW is not that RESTful) is required for a REST architecture.
I only mentioned the parts that are not taken care of by simply using
HTTP. In other words the parts an implementor of a REST API/client
should be aware of (otherwise they're not doing REST).
I am not sure what you mean about browsers. Browsers do rely on and
enforce cache rules. So do caching proxies. The Web wouldn't work
> It is also fair to say that most homegrown protocols do not benefit from hyperlinking, and weren’t made with REST in mind (and with vendor mime types) precisely because of that.
There's no silver bullet. :-)
More information about the erlang-questions