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Author: Joseph Reagle

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Question: Basic Description of Web Architectural Principles


Web Architecture

Joseph M. Reagle Jr.

Web Architecture in 1 line


http is a scheme

Few schemes which are centrally allocated by IETF/IANA.

www.w3.org is a host

/2001/Talks/0223-web-architecture/ is a path

all.htm is a resource

#WebArchitecture is a fragment

Why are these things important?

Principles of Design

Universal Resource Identifiers -- Axioms of Web Architecture

Co-existing/Competing Concepts

Simple axioms, but great philosophical wars over the details: