Intranets and HTTP

  • William Buchanan


Chapter 6 discussed the WWW. The foundation protocol of the WWW is the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) which can be used in any client-server application involving hypertext. It is used in the WWW for transmitting information using hypertext jumps and can support the transfer of plain text, hypertext, audio, images, or any Internet-compatible information. The most recently defined standard is HTTP 1.1 which has been defined by the IETF standard.


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© William Buchanan 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • William Buchanan
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringNapier UniversityEdinburghUK

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