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Re: I-D ACTION:draft-lafon-rfc2616bis-00.txt

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2006 17:08:51 +0200
Message-ID: <45364383.2050504@gmx.de>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

See below the announcement of draft-lafon-rfc2616bis-00.

We've heard that many implementers would like to see a revision of 
RFC2616. To facilitate that, we've created a version of it using 
xml2rfc, so that people can verify that it's equivalent, and therefore 
suitable as a base for further work.

Apart from minor formatting changes, it should not contain any 
significant changes to the original spec text. We have posted diffs at 
<http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/1.1/rfc2616bis-00-from-rfc2616.diff.html> 
for review.

Also, it has been brought to our attention that we neglected to mark 
ourselves as editors in this draft, and that the original authors of the 
specification aren't noted as prominently in the back section as they 
should be. We apologize for this, and will attempt to correct this in 
the next draft (within the limitations of the IETF ID format).

Best regards,

Julian & Yves

Internet-Drafts@ietf.org wrote:
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> 	Title		: Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1
> 	Author(s)	: Y. LAFON, J. Reschke
> 	Filename	: draft-lafon-rfc2616bis-00.txt
> 	Pages		: 202
> 	Date		: 2006-10-16
> 	
>    The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application-level
>    protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information
>    systems.  It is a generic, stateless, protocol which can be used for
>    many tasks beyond its use for hypertext, such as name servers and
>    distributed object management systems, through extension of its
>    request methods, error codes and headers [47].  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", and is an update to RFC2616.
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