Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)R. Fielding, Editor
Request for Comments: 7234Adobe
Obsoletes: 2616M. Nottingham, Editor
Category: Standards TrackAkamai
ISSN: 2070-1721J. Reschke, Editor
June 2014

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Caching


The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a stateless application-level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information systems. This document defines HTTP caches and the associated header fields that control cache behavior or indicate cacheable response messages.