HTTP/2, June 2022
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 7540, RFC 8740
- M. Thomson, Ed.
C. Benfield, Ed.
- httpbis (art)
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This specification describes an optimized expression of the semantics of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), referred to as HTTP version 2 (HTTP/2). HTTP/2 enables a more efficient use of network resources and a reduced latency by introducing field compression and allowing multiple concurrent exchanges on the same connection.
This document obsoletes RFCs 7540 and 8740.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.