1.1 Glossary

This document uses the following terms:

IP-HTTPS client: A computer that implements the IP over HTTPS (IP-HTTPS) Protocol and that initiates an IP-HTTPS connection to an IP-HTTPS server over TCP port 443.

IP-HTTPS endpoint: An entity that communicates to an IP-HTTPS client via the IP-HTTPS server.

IP-HTTPS server: A computer that implements the IP over HTTPS (IP-HTTPS) Protocol and listens and accepts IP-HTTPS connections from IP-HTTPS clients over TCP port 443.

Uniform Resource Identifier (URI): A string that identifies a resource. The URI is an addressing mechanism defined in Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Uniform Resource Identifier (URI): Generic Syntax [RFC3986].

MAY, SHOULD, MUST, SHOULD NOT, MUST NOT: These terms (in all caps) are used as defined in [RFC2119]. All statements of optional behavior use either MAY, SHOULD, or SHOULD NOT.

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