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Hypertext Transfer Protocol

<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.

Current version: HTTP 1.1, defined in RFC 2068, as of May 1997.

See also Uniform Resource Locator.

(1994-10-27)

 


Nearby terms: HyperTalk hypertext Hypertext Markup Language Hypertext Transfer Protocol HyperText Transmission Protocol, Secure hyperware hypotenuse
 

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