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    66== Deliverables ==
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    8 The HTTP specification has been split up into several drafts for readability and modularity; see the [http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/ Drafts] directory for a snapshot. Related material includes:
     8The HTTP specification has been split up into several drafts for readability and modularity; see the [http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/ Drafts] directory for a current snapshot of all HTTP-related drafts.
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     10 * [http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/draft-ietf-httpbis-p1-messaging/ p1: Messaging] - low-level message parsing and connection management
     11 * [http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/draft-ietf-httpbis-p2-semantics/ p2: Semantics] - methods, status codes and headers
     12 * http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/draft-ietf-httpbis-p3-payload/ p3: Payload] - dealing with content, message-specific headers
     13 * http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/draft-ietf-httpbis-p4-conditional/ p4: Conditional Requests] - e.g., If-Modified-Since
     14 * [http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/draft-ietf-httpbis-p5-range/ p5: Range Requests] - getting partial content
     15 * [http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/draft-ietf-httpbis-p6-cache/ p6: Caching] - browser and intermediary caches
     16 * http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth/ p7: Authentication] - HTTP authentication framework
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     18Additionally, we're publishing:
     19 * [http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/draft-ietf-httpbis-security-properties/ Security Properties] - an explanation of the security properties of HTTP
     20 * [http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/draft-ietf-httpbis-method-registrations/ Method Registrations] - a document establishing the HTTP method registry's initial contents
     21 * [http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/draft-ietf-httpbis-content-disp/ Content-Disposition] - a specification of how to use the Content-Disposition header in HTTP
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     23Related material includes:
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    1025 * [http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/browser Subversion repository]
     
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    1328Currently, the group doesn't officially work on new HTTP features or specifications, as that's outside the scope of [http://www.ietf.org/html.charters/httpbis-charter.htmlour charter]. However, they are often discussed informally on our list, because there are a large number of interested HTTP implementers, and because we may take on new work with a recharter in the future. We track these as PotentialWork.
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    1531== Issue Handling ==
     
    3551ALL contributors and participants in the Working Group (i.e., on the mailing list and in physical meetings) MUST read and understand the [http://www.ietf.org/NOTEWELL.html NOTE WELL] statement.
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     54== People ==
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     56Many people have contributed to HTTP's development over the years, and likewise there are many people participating in HTTPbis. A few people to note in this effort are:
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     58  * [http://www.melnikov.ca/ Alexey Melnikov] - our Area Director, who oversees the WG for the [http://www.iesg.org/ IESG]
     59  * [http://www.mnot.net/ Mark Nottingham] - Working Group Chair, editor for p6 Caching
     60  * [http://www.julian-reschke.de/ Julian Reschke - Editor, p1-p6, Method Registrations, Content-Disposition
     61  * [http://roy.gbiv.com/ Roy Fielding] - Editor, p1-p6
     62  * [http://www.w3.org/People/Lafon/ Yves Lafon] - Editor, p1-p6
     63  * [http://www.kingsmountain.com/people/Jeff.Hodges/ Jeff Hodges] - Editor, Security Properties
     64  * [http://internetmessagingtechnology.org/ Barry Lieba] - Editor, Security Properties