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Subject: Protocol Action: 'HTTP/2' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-httpbis-http2bis-07.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'HTTP/2'
  (draft-ietf-httpbis-http2bis-07.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the HTTP Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Murray Kucherawy and Francesca Palombini.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

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Technical Summary

   This specification describes an optimized expression of the semantics of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), referred to as HTTP version 2 (HTTP/2). HTTP/2 enables a more efficient use of network resources and a reduced latency by introducing field compression and allowing multiple concurrent exchanges on the same connection.

This document obsoletes RFC 7540 and RFC 8740, and is intended to be published as a Proposed Standard.

Working Group Summary and Document Quality

   This document has enjoyed wide review and discussion among HTTP implementers and other Working Group participants. It benefits from the broad deployment of the protocol and the experiences of those deployments.


   Mark Nottingham is the document shepherd; Francesca Palombini is the responsible Area Director.

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