History of HTTP

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HTTP/.09

02/01/1991

HTTP/1.0

04/01/1996

NEW HTTP IETF RFCs

06/01/1996

HTTP/1.1 becomes a Proposed Standard (RFC 2068)

01/01/1997

The W3C HTTP Performance Analysis started.

03/18/1997

Start of the HTTP-NG Project

07/07/1997

W3C Performance Paper presented at SIGCOMM'97

09/18/1997

PEP demo code publically available

10/15/1997

HTTP/1.1 Rev-01 Issued as ID

11/21/1997

PEP Issued as ID

11/21/1997

The HTTP/1.1 Implementor's Forum

11/25/1997

HTTP extensions IETF Working Group

12/14/1997

HTTP Recipient Feature Profile IETF

12/14/1997

Temporary HTTP-WG mailing list

12/18/1997

release of an updated libwww

12/24/1997

Jigsaw 2.0.2 Implements HTTP Extension Framework

03/31/1999

HTTP Extension Framework pending IESG review.

06/01/1999

W3C Supports HTTP/1.1 Reaching IETF Draft Standard

07/01/1999

effort to revise RFC2616 started

10/01/2006

new revision of RFC2616bis issue

06/01/2007

Hypertext Transfer Protocol Bis WG (httpbis)

10/01/2007

drafts -02 of the revised

02/01/2008

drafts -03 of the revised

06/01/2008

draft -02 of Security Requirements for HTTP

07/01/2008

draft -00 of Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Method Registrations

07/01/2008

drafts -04 of the revised

08/01/2008

drafts -05 of the revised

11/01/2008

drafts -06 of the revised

03/01/2009

drafts -07 of the revised

07/01/2009

drafts -08 of the revised

11/01/2009

drafts -09 of the revised

03/01/2010

drafts -10 of the revised

07/01/2010

drafts -10 of the revised

07/01/2010

drafts -11 of the revised

08/01/2010

drafts -12 of the revised

10/01/2010

drafts -13 of the revised

03/01/2011

drafts -14 of the revised

04/01/2011

draft-ietf-httpbis-content-disp published

06/01/2011

drafts -16 of the revised

06/01/2011

draft -06 of Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Method Registrations

07/01/2011

drafts -15 of the revised

07/01/2011

drafts -17 of the revised

10/01/2011

drafts -18 of the revised

01/01/2012

draft -19 of the revised

03/12/2012