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Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) Extension for Compression (RFC8054)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000249020D
Original Publication Date: 2017-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-Jan-26
Document File: 46 page(s) / 46K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

K. Murchison: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

The goal of COMPRESS is to reduce the bandwidth usage of NNTP.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                      K. Murchison Request for Comments: 8054                    Carnegie Mellon University Category: Standards Track                                        J. Elie ISSN: 2070-1721                                             January 2017

                  Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP)                        Extension for Compression

Abstract

   This document defines an extension to the Network News Transport    Protocol (NNTP) that allows a connection to be effectively and    efficiently compressed between an NNTP client and server.

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 7841.

   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/rfc8054.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (c) 2017 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.

 Murchison & Elie             Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 8054             NNTP Extension for Compression         January 2017

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3

     1.1.  About TLS-Level Compression . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3

     1.2.  Conventions Used in This Document . . . . . . . . . . . .   4

   2.  The COMPRESS Extension  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4

     2.1.  Advertising the COMPRESS Extension  . . . . . . . . . . .   4

     2.2.  COMPRESS Command  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5

       2.2.1.  Usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5

       2.2.2.  Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6

       2.2.3.  Examp...