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Old September 3rd, 2015, 02:03 PM
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Hi Skupena,

The advice to follow the entry point resource is based on the hypermedia guidelines presented in Chapter 13. Essentially, by going via the entry point resource, the internal URL structure is free to change, loosening the coupling between client and server.

There are always trade-offs though. In this case that means an extra HTTP request to the entry point resource.

Is that comprehensible?

Nick
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