Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Message Syntax and Routing (RFC7230)
Original Publication Date: 2014-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Jun-07
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
R. Fielding: AUTHOR [+4]
The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a stateless application- level request/response protocol that uses extensible semantics and self-descriptive message payloads for flexible interaction with network-based hypertext information systems. This document is the first in a series of documents that collectively form the HTTP/1.1 specification:
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) R. Fielding, Ed. Request for Comments: 7230 Adobe Obsoletes: 2145, 2616 J. Reschke, Ed. Updates: 2817, 2818 greenbytes Category: Standards Track June 2014 ISSN: 2070-1721
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Message Syntax and Routing
The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a stateless application- level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information systems. This document provides an overview of HTTP architecture and its associated terminology, defines the "http" and "https" Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) schemes, defines the HTTP/1.1 message syntax and parsing requirements, and describes related security concerns for implementations.
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Fielding & Reschke Standards Track [Page 1]
RFC 7230 HTTP/1.1 Message Syntax and Routing June 2014
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