Changeset 451


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Feb 27, 2009, 6:24:35 PM (11 years ago)
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fielding@…
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editorial: use the (now) more general term hypertext intead of hypermedia
and clean up some grammar in intro.

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p1-messaging.xml

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    201201<t>
    202202   The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application-level
    203    protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information
     203   protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information
    204204   systems. HTTP has been in use by the World Wide Web global information
    205205   initiative since 1990. This document is Part 1 of the seven-part specification
     
    258258   Gopher <xref target="RFC1436"/>, and WAIS <xref target="WAIS"/>.
    259259   HTTP proxies and gateways provide access to alternative information
    260    services by translating their diverse protocols into a hypermedia
     260   services by translating their diverse protocols into a hypertext
    261261   format that can be viewed and manipulated by clients in the same way
    262262   as HTTP services.
    263263</t>
    264264<t>
    265    One consequence of HTTP flexibility is that we cannot define the protocol
    266    in terms of how to implement it behind the interface. Instead, we are
    267    limited to restricting the syntax of communication, defining the intent
     265   One consequence of HTTP flexibility is that the protocol cannot be defined
     266   in terms of what occurs behind the interface. Instead, we are
     267   limited to defining the syntax of communication, the intent
    268268   of received communication, and the expected behavior of recipients. If
    269269   the communication is considered in isolation, then successful actions
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