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Re: HTTP-1.1 and HTTP-NG?

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Fri, 03 Feb 1995 18:16:15 -0800
To: Maurizio Codogno <mau@beatles.cselt.stet.it>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9502031816.aa15450@paris.ics.uci.edu>
> I have seen the HTTP-NG page, but it is my understanding that there is some
> provisional specifics called HTTP-1.1 . Are both the same thing? Otherwise,
> where should I find docs for the latter?

They are not the same thing.   HTTP/1.1 is what is being called the set 
of extensions to the HTTP/1.0 protocol which are known to be desirable
for HTTP1 applications but cannot be implemented properly without some
indication that both sides understand the extension.  Some of these
extensions are already listed in the published 1.0 draft -- they will
be split off into a separate specification for the next draft.
NOTE: these are protocol extensions, not server-feature extensions.


......Roy Fielding   ICS Grad Student, University of California, Irvine  USA
                                     <fielding@ics.uci.edu>
                     <URL:http://www.ics.uci.edu/dir/grad/Software/fielding>
Received on Friday, 3 February 1995 18:26:00 EST

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