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Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Message Syntax and Routing (RFC7230) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000237189D
Original Publication Date: 2014-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Jun-07

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

R. Fielding: AUTHOR [+3]


The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a stateless application- level request/response protocol that uses extensible semantics and self-descriptive message payloads for flexible interaction with network-based hypertext information systems. This document is the first in a series of documents that collectively form the HTTP/1.1 specification:

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                  R. Fielding, Ed. Request for Comments: 7230                                         Adobe Obsoletes: 2145, 2616                                    J. Reschke, Ed. Updates: 2817, 2818                                           greenbytes Category: Standards Track                                      June 2014 ISSN: 2070-1721

    Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Message Syntax and Routing


   The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a stateless application-    level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information    systems.  This document provides an overview of HTTP architecture and    its associated terminology, defines the "http" and "https" Uniform    Resource Identifier (URI) schemes, defines the HTTP/1.1 message    syntax and parsing requirements, and describes related security    concerns for implementations.

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

 Fielding & Reschke           Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7230           HTTP/1.1 Message Syntax and Routing         June 2014

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