HTTP Connection Management
draft-ietf-http-connection-00

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Abstract

The HTTP/1.1 specification (RFC 2068) is silent about various details of TCP connection management when using persistent connections. This document discusses some of the implementation issues discussed during HTTP/1.1's design, and introduces a few new requirements on HTTP/1.1 implementations learned from implementation experience, not fully understood when RFC 2068 was issued. This is an initial draft for working group comment, and we expect further drafts.

Authors

Alan Freier (freier@netscape.com)
Jim Gettys (Jim.Gettys@hp.com)

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