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An HTTP Status Code for Indicating Hints

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Subject: Document Action: 'An HTTP Status Code for Indicating Hints' to Experimental RFC (draft-ietf-httpbis-early-hints-05.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'An HTTP Status Code for Indicating Hints'
  (draft-ietf-httpbis-early-hints-05.txt) as Experimental RFC

This document is the product of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Adam Roach, Alexey Melnikov and Ben Campbell.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary

   This memo introduces an informational HTTP status code
   that can be used to convey hints that help a client make
   preparations for processing the final response.

Working Group Summary

   The Working Group has chosen Experimental to get deployment
   experience with this extension. Nothing specific worth mentioning
   about the WG process.

Document Quality

   This draft has enjoyed broad review from the Working Group,
   and a number of parties have expressed an intent to implement,
   or have already started.


   Mark Nottingham is the document shepherd. 
   Alexey Melnikov is the responsible Area Director.

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