Subsumption vs Query Parameters

R. Alexander Miłowski

School of Information, UC Berkeley


subsumption : The act of subsuming.
subsuming : to include or place within something larger or more comprehensive : encompass as a subordinate or component element (red, green, and yellow are subsumed under the term “color”).

Metadata in URIs

URIs can contain metadata:

Subsumption in URI Resolution

These URIs subsume and maintain information via relative resolution:

JavaScript Activity: Use the URL class to resolve these URIs.

Query Parameters

Query parameters can contain:

They are equally valid alternatives to path segments?

How do you choose?

Activity: Service design with a Node.js and MongoDB.