http protocol

RFC2616 (HTTP Protocol) Division

Published in 1999 RFC2616, Hypertext Transfer Protocol – HTTP/1.1, has been obsoleted by RFC’S[7230-7237] in June of 2014.

The original RFC states:

HTTP has been in use by the World-Wide Web global information initiative since 1990. This specification defines the protocol referred to as “HTTP/1.1”, and is an update to RFC 2068 [33].