Server-Side Roles in the HTTP

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Web servers are becoming more complex, and as a result are losing the full benefits of HTTP protocol compliance. This applicability statement defines classifications of Web server sub-components and clarifies their responsibilities in implementing HTTP/1.1 protocol features, with a discussion of the motivations for doing so.


Mark Nottingham (

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