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HTTP/1.0 Internet-Draft 01 Available

From: Roy Fielding <fielding@beach.w3.org>
Date: Tue, 08 Aug 1995 18:47:03 -0400
Message-Id: <199508082247.SAA06185@beach.w3.org>
To: www-talk@w3.org

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.                                                 

       Title     : Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.0                 
       Author(s) : T. Berners-Lee, R. Fielding, H. Nielsen
       Filename  : draft-ietf-http-v10-spec-01.txt, .ps
       Pages     : 58
       Date      : 08/07/1995

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application-level protocol 
with the lightness and speed necessary 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 (commands). 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 reflects preferred usage of the protocol 
referred to as "HTTP/1.0".                                                                

Please send comments on the draft to the HTTP-WG at the mailing list
address <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com>.  A hypertext archive of the mailing
list is at <http://www.ics.uci.edu/pub/ietf/http/hypermail/>.

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 ....Roy T. Fielding  Department of ICS, University of California, Irvine USA
                      Visiting Scholar, MIT/LCS + World-Wide Web Consortium
                      (fielding@w3.org)                (fielding@ics.uci.edu)
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