HTTP Working GroupR. Fielding, Editor
Internet-DraftAdobe
Intended status: Standards TrackM. Nottingham, Editor
Expires: December 2, 2018Fastly
J. Reschke, Editor
greenbytes
May 31, 2018

HTTP Conditional Requests

Abstract

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a stateless application-level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information systems. This document formerly defined HTTP conditional requests, which has since been moved to the core HTTP Semantics document.

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The changes in this draft are summarized in Appendix A.

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1. Introduction

Conditional requests are HTTP requests [Semantics] that include one or more header fields indicating a precondition to be tested before applying the method semantics to the target resource.

The entire content of this document (previously in [RFC2616] and [RFC7232]) has been moved to [Semantics].

2. References

2.1. Normative References

[Semantics]
Fielding, R., Ed., Nottingham, M., Ed., and J. Reschke, Ed., “HTTP Semantics”, Internet-Draft draft-ietf-httpbis-semantics-01 (work in progress), May 2018.

2.2. Informative References

[RFC2616]
Fielding, R., Gettys, J., Mogul, J., Frystyk, H., Masinter, L., Leach, P., and T. Berners-Lee, “Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1”, RFC 2616, DOI 10.17487/RFC2616, June 1999, <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc2616>.
[RFC7232]
Fielding, R., Ed. and J. Reschke, Ed., “Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Conditional Requests”, RFC 7232, DOI 10.17487/RFC7232, June 2014, <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7232>.

A. Changes from RFC 7232

All content has been moved to [Semantics].

Acknowledgments

See Appendix "Acknowledgments" of [Semantics].

Authors' Addresses

Roy T. Fielding (editor)
Adobe
345 Park Ave
San Jose, CA 95110
USA
Email: fielding@gbiv.com
URI: https://roy.gbiv.com/
Mark Nottingham (editor)
Fastly
Email: mnot@mnot.net
URI: https://www.mnot.net/
Julian F. Reschke (editor)
greenbytes GmbH
Hafenweg 16
Muenster, NW 48155
Germany
Email: julian.reschke@greenbytes.de
URI: https://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/