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This document lists documents and standards used by curl.
RFC 959 - The FTP protocol
RFC 1635 - How to Use Anonymous FTP
RFC 1738 - Uniform Resource Locators
RFC 1777 - defines the LDAP protocol
RFC 1808 - Relative Uniform Resource Locators
RFC 1867 - Form-based File Upload in HTML
RFC 1950 - ZLIB Compressed Data Format Specification
RFC 1951 - DEFLATE Compressed Data Format Specification
RFC 1952 - gzip compression format
RFC 1959 - LDAP URL syntax
RFC 2045-2049 - Everything you need to know about MIME! (needed for form
based upload)
RFC 2068 - HTTP 1.1 (obsoleted by RFC 2616)
RFC 2109 - HTTP State Management Mechanism (cookie stuff)
- Also, read Netscape's specification at
http://curl.haxx.se/rfc/cookie_spec.html
RFC 2183 - The Content-Disposition Header Field
RFC 2229 - A Dictionary Server Protocol
RFC 2255 - Newer LDAP URL syntax document.
RFC 2231 - MIME Parameter Value and Encoded Word Extensions:
Character Sets, Languages, and Continuations
RFC 2388 - "Returning Values from Forms: multipart/form-data"
Use this as an addition to the RFC1867
RFC 2396 - "Uniform Resource Identifiers: Generic Syntax and Semantics" This
one obsoletes RFC 1738, but since RFC 1738 is often mentioned
I've left it in this list.
RFC 2428 - FTP Extensions for IPv6 and NATs
RFC 2577 - FTP Security Considerations
RFC 2616 - HTTP 1.1, the latest
RFC 2617 - HTTP Authentication
RFC 2718 - Guidelines for new URL Schemes
RFC 2732 - Format for Literal IPv6 Addresses in URL's
RFC 2818 - HTTP Over TLS (TLS is the successor to SSL)
RFC 2964 - Use of HTTP State Management
RFC 2965 - HTTP State Management Mechanism. Cookies. Obsoletes RFC2109
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