This document describes the handle RESTful web service, using the HTTP application protocol. The API supports the following functions
- GET for getting the data of a selected PID
- POST for creating a new PID with automatic generation of suffix name.
- PUT for creating/updating a new PID with manual generation of suffix name
- DELETE for deleting a selected PID
This API uses JSON as the primary exchange format. All implementations MUST be able to produce and consume JSON.