Re: [Jersey] Jersey's (experimental) approach to support hypermedia constraint

From: Kevin Duffey <>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 15:43:58 -0800 (PST)


> I don't believe this is realistic. If a client states to the server that it Accepts a certain type he either gets the correct representation or an error

>Yes. But if you code the client with the assumption that certain links will definitely be >present in the response the client is not doing REST. Clients must react on what they >are being sent (react on the state they are being put into by the server) and try to >persue their goal from there.

 adding a new URI or adding methods for an already provided URI. I am not sure tho if I completely understand what you are implying.