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Aug 12, 2009, 6:21:32 PM (10 years ago)
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editorial: wordsmith description of messages

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

    r676 r677  
    856856      <div id="rfc.iref.r.2"></div>
    857857      <p id="rfc.section.2.1.p.5">A client sends an HTTP request to the server in the form of a request message (<a href="#request" title="Request">Section&nbsp;4</a>), beginning with a method, URI, and protocol version, followed by MIME-like header fields containing request modifiers, client
    858          information, and payload metadata, an empty line, and finally the payload body (if any). The server response (<a href="#response" title="Response">Section&nbsp;5</a>) begins with a status line, including the protocol version, a success or error code, and textual reason phrase, followed
    859          by MIME-like header fields containing server information, resource metadata, payload metadata, an empty line, and finally
    860          the payload body (if any).
    861       </p>
    862       <p id="rfc.section.2.1.p.6">The following example illustrates a typical message exchange for a GET request on the URI "http://www.example.com/hello.txt":</p>
     858         information, and payload metadata, an empty line to indicate the end of the header section, and finally the payload body (if
     859         any).
     860      </p>
     861      <p id="rfc.section.2.1.p.6">A server responds to the client's request by sending an HTTP response message (<a href="#response" title="Response">Section&nbsp;5</a>), beginning with a status line that includes the protocol version, a success or error code, and textual reason phrase, followed
     862         by MIME-like header fields containing server information, resource metadata, and payload metadata, an empty line to indicate
     863         the end of the header section, and finally the payload body (if any).
     864      </p>
     865      <p id="rfc.section.2.1.p.7">The following example illustrates a typical message exchange for a GET request on the URI "http://www.example.com/hello.txt":</p>
    863866      <div id="rfc.figure.u.13"></div>
    864867      <p>client request:</p><pre class="text2">GET /hello.txt HTTP/1.1
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