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@@ -197,9 +197,10 @@ For example, the following HTTP request:
<tt>DELETE /photos/17</tt>
-refers to a photo resource with an ID of 17 and indicates an action to be taken
-upon it: deletion. REST is a natural web application architecture which Rails
-abstracts, shielding you from RESTful complexities and browser quirks.
+would be understood to refer to a photo resource with the ID of 17, and to
+indicate a desired action - deleting that resource. REST is a natural style for
+the architecture of web applications, and Rails hooks into this shielding you
+from many of the RESTful complexities and browser quirks.
If you'd like more details on REST as an architectural style, these resources
are more approachable than Fielding's thesis:

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