Using Early Data in HTTP

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Martin Thomson  , Mark Nottingham  , Willy Tarreau 
Last updated 2017-08-09
Replaced by RFC 8470
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This document explains the risks of using early data for HTTP and describes techniques for reducing them. In particular, it defines a mechanism that enables clients to communicate with servers about early data, to assure correct operation.


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Mark Nottingham (
Willy Tarreau (

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