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Extend the HTTP protocol to allow differences between files to be handled, thus reducing data transfer, and speeding response time.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000019694D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Sep-25
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Sep-25

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A method for reducing HTTP protocol data flows by communicating differences between file versions, rather communicating complete files.