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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
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

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