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Simpler brief explanation of Rails and REST

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@@ -198,9 +198,8 @@ 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 style for the architecture of web applications,
-and Rails hooks into this shielding you from many of the RESTful complexities and
-browser quirks.
+upon it: deletion. REST is a natural web application architecture which Rails
+abstracts, shielding you from 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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