Endpoint

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Full Title or Meme

An Endpoint is typically a URL addressing one service of a Web Site.

Context

Endpoints have been defined in may standardized contexts.

Problem

It has been recognized for many years that URLs (and hence Endpoints are poor substitutes for Web Site Identifiers[1]. Yet no one has found a such a substitute.

Solution

A good solution is still being sought; here are some ideas:

References

  1. Jakob Nielsen, URL as UI https://www.nngroup.com/articles/url-as-ui/