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Date: Tue, 16 Sep 1997 09:33:19 -0400
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This draft is a work item of the HyperText Transfer Protocol Working Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Format and Example of HTTP/1.1 
                          Requirements Summary
	Author(s)	: J. Mogul
	Filename	: draft-ietf-http-req-sum-00.txt
	Pages		: 7
	Date		: 15-Sep-97
	
        RFC1122 [1] introduced a ``Requirements Summary'' format,
        to help implementors understand what aspects of a lengthy
        specification were mandatory, recommended, or optional.
        The HTTP/1.1 specification is similarly lengthy and
        complicated; many implementors have asked for guidance in
        understanding what they need to do.  The latest draft
        revision of the HTTP/1.1 specification [2] has a
        placeholder section for a ``Requirements Summary'', but
        there has been relatively little discussion of the format
        and content of this summary in the HTTP working group.
        This document proposes a specific format for the summary,
        and gives an example summary for one section of the
        document.


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