Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Caching (RFC7234)
Original Publication Date: 2014-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Jun-08
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
R. Fielding: AUTHOR [+6]
HTTP is typically used for distributed information systems, where performance can be improved by the use of response caches. This document defines aspects of HTTP/1.1 related to caching and reusing response messages.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) R. Fielding, Ed. Request for Comments: 7234 Adobe Obsoletes: 2616 M. Nottingham, Ed. Category: Standards Track Akamai ISSN: 2070-1721 J. Reschke, Ed. greenbytes June 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Caching
The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a stateless application- level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information systems. This document defines HTTP caches and the associated header fields that control cache behavior or indicate cacheable response messages.
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RFC 7234 HTTP/1.1 Caching June 2014
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