[rfc-dist] RFC 5843 on Additional Hash Algorithms for HTTP Instance Digests

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        RFC 5843

        Title:      Additional Hash Algorithms for HTTP 
                    Instance Digests 
        Author:     A. Bryan
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       April 2010
        Mailbox:    anthonybryan at gmail.com
        Pages:      5
        Characters: 6731
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-bryan-http-digest-algorithm-values-update-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5843.txt

The IANA registry named "Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Digest
Algorithm Values" defines values for digest algorithms used by
Instance Digests in HTTP.  Instance Digests in HTTP provide a digest,
also known as a checksum or hash, of an entire representation of the
current state of a resource.  This document adds new values to the
registry and updates previous values.  This document is not an Internet 
Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.


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