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Conceptually microservices is about building loosely-coupled components. Client agnostic interfaces are a part of that, but using HTTP is just an implementation detail.

HTTP makes sense from the standpoint that if you want to have a lot of flexibility over how and where your services are run, they can be addressed the same way whether they're running on one box in your living room or distributed across several data centers.

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