IETF RFC 7230
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Message Syntax and Routing
|Publication Date:||1 June 2014|
The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a stateless applicationlevel protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information systems. This document provides an overview of HTTP architecture and its associated terminology, defines the "http" and "https" Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) schemes, defines the HTTP/1.1 message syntax and parsing requirements, and describes related security concerns for implementations.