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Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Range Requests (RFC7233)

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Original Publication Date: 2014-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Jun-08
Document File: 50 page(s) / 47K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

R. Fielding: AUTHOR [+6]

Abstract

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) clients often encounter interrupted data transfers as a result of canceled requests or dropped connections. When a client has stored a partial representation, it is desirable to request the remainder of that representation in a subsequent request rather than transfer the entire representation. Likewise, devices with limited local storage might benefit from being able to request only a subset of a larger representation, such as a single page of a very large document, or the dimensions of an embedded image.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                  R. Fielding, Ed. Request for Comments: 7233                                         Adobe Obsoletes: 2616                                            Y. Lafon, Ed. Category: Standards Track                                            W3C ISSN: 2070-1721                                          J. Reschke, Ed.                                                               greenbytes                                                               June 2014

          Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Range Requests

Abstract

   The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a stateless application-    level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information    systems.  This document defines range requests and the rules for    constructing and combining responses to those requests.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7233.

 Fielding, et al.             Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7233                 HTTP/1.1 Range Requests               June 2014

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