IPP> FW: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-04.txt

IPP> FW: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-04.txt

IPP> FW: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-04.txt

Manros, Carl-Uno B cmanros at cp10.es.xerox.com
Fri Jul 31 12:07:50 EDT 1998


This text for HTTP 1.1 is likely to soon replace RFC 2068.


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This draft is a work item of the HyperText Transfer Protocol Working
of the IETF.

	Title		: Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1
	Author(s)	: J. Mogul, T. Berners-Lee, L. Masinter, 
                          P. Leach, R. Fielding, H. Nielsen, J. Gettys
	Filename	: draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-04.txt
	Pages		: 155
	Date		: 29-Jul-98
The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application-level protocol
for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems. It is a
generic, stateless, protocol which can be used for many tasks, such as
name servers and distributed object management systems, through
extension of its request methods. A feature of HTTP is the typing and
negotiation of data representation, allowing systems to be built
independently of the data being transferred.
HTTP has been in use by the World-Wide Web global information initiative
since 1990. This specification defines the protocol referred to as
'HTTP/1.1', and is an update to RFC2068 [33].
At the time of submission, there were no remaining outstanding issues
after a working group last call.  The HTTP/1.1 issues list can be found
at http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/Issues/.  Linked from this page are
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