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Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Keep-Alive Header

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Martin Thomson , Salvatore Loreto , Greg Wilkins
Last updated 2013-01-17 (Latest revision 2012-07-16)
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A Keep-Alive header is defined for HTTP. This hop-by-hop header informs hosts about connection management policies. A parameters is defined for idle connection timeout.


Martin Thomson
Salvatore Loreto
Greg Wilkins

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