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HTTP Alternative Services (RFC7838)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000245795D
Original Publication Date: 2016-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Apr-08
Document File: 40 page(s) / 43K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

M. Nottingham: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

HTTP [RFC7230] conflates the identification of resources with their location. In other words, "http://" and "https://" URIs are used to both name and find things to interact with.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                     M. Nottingham Request for Comments: 7838                                        Akamai Category: Standards Track                                     P. McManus ISSN: 2070-1721                                                  Mozilla                                                               J. Reschke                                                               greenbytes                                                               April 2016

                        HTTP Alternative Services

Abstract

   This document specifies "Alternative Services" for HTTP, which allow    an origin's resources to be authoritatively available at a separate    network location, possibly accessed with a different protocol    configuration.

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/rfc7838.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (c) 2016 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.  Code Components extracted from this document must    include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of    the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as    described in the Simplified BSD License.

Nottingham, et al.           Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7838                HTTP Alternative Services             April 2016

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................2

      1.1. Notational Conventions .....................................3

   2. Alternative Services Concepts ...................................3

      2.1. Host Authentication ...................