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Re: HTTP/1.1: They're done.

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2014 19:20:41 +0200
Message-ID: <53949B69.8070303@gmx.de>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
CC: TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>
On 2014-06-07 04:09, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> Just a quick note -
>
> The revision of HTTP/1.1ís specification, obsoleting RFC2616, is complete.
>
> See:
>   http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7230 - Message Syntax and Routing
>   http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7231 - Semantics and Content
>   http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7232 - Conditional Requests
>   http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7233 - Range Requests
>   http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7234 - Caching
>   http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7235 - Authentication
>
> Along with the related documents:
>   http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7236 - Authentication Scheme Registrations
>   http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7237 - Method Registrations
>
> Thanks to everyone who has commented upon, reviewed and otherwise contributed to them over this nearly seven-year(!) effort.
>
> Special thanks to our Area Directors over the years: Lisa Dusseault, Alexey Melnikov, Peter Saint-Andre and Barry Leiba, along with Yves Lafon, who helped edit Range Requests.
>
> Finally, please warmly thank both Roy Fielding and Julian Reschke the next time you see them (I believe beer would be appreciated); the amount of effort that they put into these documents is far, far more than they originally signed up for, and theyíve done an excellent job.
>
> Now, onwards to HTTP/2...
>
> P.S. This document setís completion also has enabled the publication of these related non-WG documents:
>   http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7238 - The Hypertext Transfer Protocol Status Code 308 (Permanent Redirect)
>   http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7239 - Forwarded HTTP Extension
>   http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7240 - Prefer Header for HTTP
> ...

And for those, who live in the current century we also have proper HTML:

http://svn.tools.ietf.org/svn/wg/httpbis/specs/rfc7230.html
http://svn.tools.ietf.org/svn/wg/httpbis/specs/rfc7231.html
http://svn.tools.ietf.org/svn/wg/httpbis/specs/rfc7232.html
http://svn.tools.ietf.org/svn/wg/httpbis/specs/rfc7233.html
http://svn.tools.ietf.org/svn/wg/httpbis/specs/rfc7234.html
http://svn.tools.ietf.org/svn/wg/httpbis/specs/rfc7235.html

Best regards, Julian
Received on Sunday, 8 June 2014 17:21:34 UTC

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