[rfc-dist] RFC 8941 on Structured Field Values for HTTP

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        RFC 8941

        Title:      Structured Field Values for HTTP 
        Author:     M. Nottingham,
                    P-H. Kamp
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       February 2021
        Mailbox:    mnot at mnot.net,
                    phk at varnish-cache.org
        Pages:      30
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-httpbis-header-structure-19.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8941

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC8941

This document describes a set of data types and associated algorithms
that are intended to make it easier and safer to define and handle
HTTP header and trailer fields, known as "Structured Fields",
"Structured Headers", or "Structured Trailers". It is intended for
use by specifications of new HTTP fields that wish to use a common
syntax that is more restrictive than traditional HTTP field values.

This document is a product of the HTTP Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

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