Use and Interpretation of HTTP Version Numbers, May 1997
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 7230
- J. C. Mogul
- http (app)
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HTTP request and response messages include an HTTP protocol version number. Some confusion exists concerning the proper use and interpretation of HTTP version numbers, and concerning interoperability of HTTP implementations of different protocol versions. This document is an attempt to clarify the situation. This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.