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“REST.” It refers to Roy Fielding’s PhD thesis

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Cover of REST in Practice
  • Foreword
  • from REST in Practice
  • by Savas Parastatidis, Jim Webber, Ian Robinson
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.
  • Released: September 2010

Note

"Architectural Styles and the Design of Network-based Software Architectures" <https://www.ics.uci.edu/~fielding/pubs/dissertation/top.htm>