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Binary Representation of HTTP Messages

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (candidate for httpbis WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Martin Thomson , Christopher A. Wood
Last updated 2021-11-09 (Latest revision 2021-08-10)
Replaced by draft-ietf-httpbis-binary-message
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Call For Adoption By WG Issued
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-httpbis-binary-message
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active.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:


This document defines a binary format for representing HTTP messages. Discussion Venues This note is to be removed before publishing as an RFC. Discussion of this document takes place on the HTTP Working Group mailing list (, which is archived at Source for this draft and an issue tracker can be found at


Martin Thomson
Christopher A. Wood

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