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directories. This draft is a work item of the HyperText Transfer Protocol 
Working Group of the IETF.                                                 

       Title     : Persistent HTTP Connections                             
       Author(s) : A. Hopmann
       Filename  : draft-ietf-http-ses-ext-01.txt
       Pages     : 7
       Date      : 02/21/1996

HTTP was designed to be an extremely lightweight stateless protocol based 
on TCP. However actual implementation experience suggests that the overhead
inherent in establishing a separate TCP connection for every request 
represents a significant performance problem. This proposal suggests an 
optional facility for HTTP version 1.1 which allows a client to create 
persistent connections with a server. This facility is also designed to 
work with proxy servers.                                                   

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