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2017-03-20: "Opportunistic Security for HTTP/2" approved as Experimental Standard
This document describes how to apply opportunistic security to HTTP resources. (Julian Reschke)[Categories: http, ietf, draft-ietf-httpbis-http2-encryption]
2017-03-07: "Indicating Character Encoding and Language for HTTP Header Field Parameters" approved as Proposed Standard
This document updates RFC 5987, defining a way to transport non-ASCII characters in HTTP header field parameters. Since the publication of RFC 5987, it has been implemented in all major browsers, and the new document updates the definition based on implementer's feedback. It also aligns the details with the revised HTTP specifications published in 2014. (Julian Reschke)[Categories: http, ietf, draft-ietf-rfc5987bis]
2016-04-08: "HTTP Alternative Services" published as RFC 7838
This specification has been published as RFC 7838. (Julian Reschke)[Categories: http, ietf, draft-ietf-httpbis-alt-svc, RFC7838]
2016-03-09: "HTTP Alternative Services" approved as Proposed Standard
This document defines "Alternative Services" for HTTP, which allow an origin's resources to be authoritatively available at a separate network location, possibly accessed with a different protocol configuration. See the Working Group chair's blog at https://www.mnot.net/blog/2016/03/09/alt-svc for more information. (Julian Reschke)[Categories: http, ietf, draft-ietf-httpbis-alt-svc]
2016-03-01: "An HTTP Status Code to Report Legal Obstacles" published as RFC 7725
This specification has been published as RFC 7725. (Julian Reschke)[Categories: http, ietf, draft-ietf-httpbis-legally-restricted-status, RFC7725]
2016-02-03: "The "xml2rfc" Version 2 Vocabulary" published as RFC 7749
This specification has been published as RFC 7749. (Julian Reschke)[Categories: xml2rfc, ietf, rfc, xml, RFC7749]
2016-02-03: "Problem Details for HTTP APIs" approved as Proposed Standard
This document defines JSON/XML payloads for application-level error reporting. (Julian Reschke)[Categories: http, ietf, draft-ietf-appsawg-http-problem]

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