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I have created REST WS (producer) using jersey, to consume the REST can i use JDK net package like URL or URLHttpConnection to consume the REST WS rather than creating the REST client API to consume it? So that irrespective of the REST implementer the client will always use the same JDK API to consume the REST WS. Please clarify.