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What is HTTP Delta Encoding?
Jeff Mogul, researcher at the Compaq Computer Corporation Western Research Laboratory, explains what delta caching is and how it can help you.

Other Resources

Delta encoding in HTTP - Internet Draft
Most recent version of Jeff Mogul's working delta encoding draft.
HTTP Delta Encoding
A semestrial project in the COMNET Lab in Technion
Delta Compression
Study of delta compression, the algorithmic task of finding common strings between versions of data and using the commonality between versions to compactly encode one version by describing it as a set of changes from its companion.
Delta Compression and Storage Hierarchies
Project at the University of California at Santa Cruz studying delta compression and its use.
A delta-compressed storage managment system named Xdelta, upon which a HTTP delta-compression system called xProxy has been built.

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Revised: November 14, 1999