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HTTP Authentication

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (httpbis WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Roy T. Fielding , Mark Nottingham , Julian Reschke
Last updated 2018-05-31
Replaces draft-fielding-httpbis-http-auth
Replaced by draft-ietf-httpbis-semantics
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-httpbis-semantics
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a stateless application- level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems. This document formerly defined the HTTP Authentication framework, which has since been moved to the core HTTP Semantics document.


Roy T. Fielding
Mark Nottingham
Julian Reschke

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