“I’m sure I’ll be painted a WS-* fanatic by the RESTafarians now” I think that cat was let out of the bag long ago, Sanjiva 8-)
“What about Google maps- is that RESTful? Can you give me the URIs to each and every map block at different resolutions?” Erm, yes. And “The Web is necessarily human centric” I didn’t realize anybody was still saying that!
“REST increases the likelihood that arbitrary components of the architecture can talk to each other”