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Date: Thu, 31 Jul 1997 09:58:29 -0400
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>This draft is a work item of the HyperText Transfer Protocol Working Group of the IETF.
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>	Title		: Specification of HTTP/1.1 OPTIONS messages
>	Author(s)	: J Mogul and S Lawrence and J Cohen
>	Filename	: draft-ietf-http-options-00.txt
>	Pages		: 13
>	Date		: 30-Jul-97
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>RFC2068 defined a new OPTIONS method for HTTP/1.1.  The
>        purpose of OPTIONS is to allow a client to determine the
>        options and/or requirements associated with a resource, or
>        the capabilities of a server, without implying a resource
>        action or initiating a resource retrieval.  However,
>        RFC2068 did not defined a specific syntax for using OPTIONS
>        to make such a determination.  This proposal clarifies the
>        original specification of OPTIONS, adds several new HTTP
>        message headers to provide syntactic support for OPTIONS,
>        and establishes new IANA registries to avoid namespace
>        conflicts.
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