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Status change of HTTP experiments to Historic

Document Status change Status change of HTTP experiments to Historic
Last updated 2021-12-06
Moves to Historic RFC2169, RFC2296, RFC2310, RFC2660, RFC2774, RFC8164
State Approved - announcement sent
IESG Telechat date (None)
Responsible AD Francesca Palombini
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Over the years, a number of HTTP-related Experimental RFCs were published:

- RFC2169: A Trivial Convention for using HTTP in URN Resolution (published
June 1997) - RFC2296: HTTP Remote Variant Selection Algorithm -- RVSA/1.0
(published March 1998) - RFC2310: The Safe Response Header Field (published
April 1998) - RFC2660: The Secure HyperText Transfer Protocol (published August
1999) - RFC2774: An HTTP Extension Framework (published February 2000) -
RFC8164: Opportunistic Security for HTTP/2 (published May 2017)

This note acknowledges that these experiments have ended and, as there is no
evidence of widespread use, designates the above RFCs as Historic.