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 Telnet and REST Web Services

"Fans of the REST style of web services often point out that the four HTTP commands PUT, GET, POST, and DELETE let you perform the most important operations on a collection of data: Create new data, Read existing data, Update data, and Delete data—giving us the lovely acronym CRUD. I first heard of the correspondence between these four operations and SQL's four most basic operations in a table that Sun's Marc Hadley showed in a presentation on Web Services:"

 (Submitted by Noel Fri Dec 17, 2004 )


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