Bootstrapping WebSockets with HTTP/2

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (httpbis WG)
Author Patrick McManus 
Last updated 2017-12-13 (latest revision 2017-11-12)
Replaced by RFC 8441
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This document defines a mechanism for running the WebSocket Protocol [RFC6455] over a single stream of an HTTP/2 connection.


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