Hypertext Transfer Protocol


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Hypertext Transfer Protocol

[′hī·pər‚tekst ′tranz·fər ‚prōd·ə‚kȯl]
(computer science)
The communication protocol for transmitting linked documents between computers; it is the basis for the World Wide Web and follows the TCP/IP protocol for the client-server model of computing. Abbreviated HTTP.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

(protocol)
(HTTP) The client-server TCP/IP protocol used on the World-Wide Web for the exchange of HTML documents. It conventionally uses port 80.

Latest version: HTTP 1.1, defined in RFC 2068, as of May 1997.

See also Uniform Resource Locator.
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A toolkit: set of tools that supports the development of application-specific transducers for the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) request/response stream between WWW clients and servers.
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Fielding, co-founder of the first Apache Project and author of the Internet standards for Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI) and the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP).

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