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RFC 2616

"Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1", June 1999

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2616.txt
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Status:
DRAFT STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 2068
Updated by:
RFC 2817, RFC 5785, RFC 6266, RFC 6585
Authors:
R. Fielding
J. Gettys
J. Mogul
H. Frystyk
L. Masinter
P. Leach
T. Berners-Lee
Stream:
IETF
Source:
http (app)

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Abstract

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 RFC 2068. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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