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Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Keep-Alive Header

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Last updated: 2013-01-17 (latest revision 2012-07-16)
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A Keep-Alive header is defined for HTTP. This hop-by-hop header informs hosts about connection management policies. A parameters is defined for idle connection timeout.


Martin Thomson <>
Salvatore Loreto <>
Greg Wilkins <>

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