Revised agenda for IETF BOF on 7th December 1994

Dave Raggett (
Mon, 28 Nov 1994 20:47:28 +0100

This is a revised version of the agenda as sent out by Simon Spero.
                HTTP - HyperText Transfer Protocol BOF 
                        Wednesday December 7th 1994                     

HTTP - the HyperText Transfer Protocol is an applications protocol which serves as the basis of the World Wide Web distributed hypertext system. The BOF has two main aims. The first goal is to review and correct the updated HTTP 1.0 specification to make it suitable for standards track advancement. The second aim is to discuss future work on the next versions of HTTP, and to formally propose the setting up on a working group for HTTP.

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AGENDA Administrivia:

{Introduction 5 mins {Presentation of Agenda {Changes to order of business


30 mins Report from HTTP 1.0 review group (Roy Fielding, Henrik Nielsen and Bob Denny)

50 mins Discussion arising from report (restricted to differences between the draft specification and existing practice). 20 mins Discussion of limitations of HTTP 1.0 and options for short term fixes


{Architecture and Requirements (Simon Spero/Dave Raggett) 40 mins {Specification overview (Simon Spero/Dave Raggett) {Implementation experience and {measurements (Simon Spero/Dave Raggett) {Discussion

5 mins {Formation of working group. {Adoption of proposed charter


HTTP 1.0 specification and description of HTTP-NG

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