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 A Revised Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts 
 directories. This draft is a work item of the HyperText Transfer Protocol 
 Working Group of the IETF.                                                

Note: This revision reflects comments received during the last call period.

       Title     : Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1                 
       Author(s) : R. Fielding, J. Gettys, J. Mogul, 
                   H. Frystyk, T. Berners-Lee
       Filename  : draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-07.txt, .ps
       Pages     : 153
       Date      : 08/15/1996

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application-level protocol for
distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems. It is a 
generic, stateless, object-oriented protocol which can be used for many 
tasks, such as name servers and distributed object management systems, 
through extension of its request methods. A feature of HTTP is the typing 
and negotiation of data representation, allowing systems to be built 
independently of the data being transferred.  
                             
HTTP has been in use by the World-Wide Web global information initiative 
since 1990. This specification defines the protocol referred to as 
"HTTP/1.1".                                                                

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