Affects Version/s: 2.2.1 (Evans SR1)
Sprint:56 - Fowler RC1, 56 - Fowler GA, 57 - Fowler Aftermath, 58 - Gosling M1, 59 - Evans / Fowler SR, Gosling RC1
Let's consider authors and books relations from spring-data-rest-webmvc module tests.
Here is an example of the authors rel output:
Since we inlined books into authors resource we do not show the books association link in the links section for a given author. (according to
Issue: It brakes further navigation (discoverability). It's not possible to navigate to the associated book resource from the authors collection.
Solution: to show links for inlined resources
Here is an example:
This is actually how HAL suggests it to be http://stateless.co/hal_specification.html
A pull request is underway.