Encrypted Content-Encoding for HTTP
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, The IESG <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, Mark Nottingham <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Subject: Protocol Action: 'Encrypted Content-Encoding for HTTP' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-httpbis-encryption-encoding-09.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Encrypted Content-Encoding for HTTP' (draft-ietf-httpbis-encryption-encoding-09.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Adam Roach, Alexey Melnikov and Ben Campbell. A URL of this Internet Draft is: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-httpbis-encryption-encoding/
Technical Summary This memo introduces a content-coding for HTTP that allows message payloads to be encrypted. Working Group Summary This document has been discussed for some time in the Working Group, going through several revisions and reviews. The editor is primarily responsible for the design, but reviews by a number of other people have shaped its design over time. The most immediate use case comes from the WEBPUSH WG. Document Quality A list of implementations can be found at: <https://github.com/httpwg/wiki/wiki/EncryptedContentEncoding> Note that some need to be updated to reflect the latest draft. Personnel Mark Nottingham is the document shepherd; Alexey Melnikov is the responsible Area Director.