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Saying that URLs are not idiomatic with RPC or GraphQL is really just saying that most people aren't used to this way of thinking. Specifically, they are not used to is treating URLs as identifiers. Most programmers and API designers think of URLs as being a way of encoding remote procedure calls, with identifiers being parameters to the call that must be embedded inside the URL. The point of the blog was to try to explain why a minority of people like to use a different model where the URLs _are_ the identifiers.

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