>Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-03.txt
>Date: Fri, 13 Mar 1998 05:10:11 PST
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>This draft is a work item of the HyperText Transfer Protocol Working Group
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-03.txt
> Pages : 156
> Date : 12-Mar-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 .
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