hypertext transfer protocol

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Hypertext Transfer Protocol definition

protocol
(HTTP) The client-server TCP/IP protocol used on the World-Wide Web for the exchange of HTML documents. It conventionally uses port 80.
Latest version: HTTP 1.1, defined in RFC 2068, as of May 1997.
See also Uniform Resource Locator.
(1994-10-27)

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