The SharePoint Client Query OData Protocol allows a protocol client to use common web technologies to send Open Data protocol (OData) request to access data on a protocol server when the protocol server implements SharePoint Client Query Protocol. The OData requests to be executed are sent by a protocol client, and the OData responses are returned by a protocol server.
Sections 1.8, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative and can contain the terms MAY, SHOULD, MUST, MUST NOT, and SHOULD NOT as defined in [RFC2119]. Sections 1.5 and 1.9 are also normative but do not contain those terms. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.