I like RESTful URLs. They clearly express the intent of the provided resource. We humans speak a language close to REST when we talk to The Internet. Take a look at Google's RESTful search query, probably the most used RESTful URL ever: http://www.google.com/search?q=your-terms-of-choice in freeform language this translates to: "Google, search for this term." How about the Flickr RESTful tag cluster search service: http://api.flickr.com/services/rest/?method=flickr.tags.getClusters& api_key=a6f11b67ae348a7b3f2da0d865b8bc1d&tag=Berlin In Flickr lingo this means: "Fetch all tag clusters for the 'Berlin' tag". It doesn't take much to … read on »
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