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Re: Good news from interop event

From: Geoffrey M Clemm <geoffrey.clemm@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 06:49:57 -0400
To: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFD0350DA1.3CEC46BC-ON85256DA4.003AAFBB-85256DA4.003B8167@us.ibm.com>
That is a very encouraging result, and I'd like to thank Jim and
company for hosting the event, and the Xythos, Cadaver, Catacomb,
and Tamino implementors for doing such a good job with their
implementations!

And I like to especially thank all the members of this working group
who stuck with the process over the years it took to produce RFC3253.
It is thanks to your efforts that the spec was written in a way that
allowed initial subset implementations that interoperate, one of the
most hotly debated and challenging aspects of the spec.

Cheers,
Geoff 

Jim wrote on 09/16/2003 08:48:58 PM:

> 
> I'm happy to report that at the WebDAV Interoperability Testing Event 
held
> the past two days (Sept. 15-16, 2003) we saw some nice interoperability 
of
> multiple DeltaV clients and servers. Specifically, Xythos Client and 
Cadaver
> both interoperated against Xythos Server, Catacomb, and Tamino (these 
were
> the only DeltaV implementations present). Interoperability occurred out 
of
> the box (no additional code modification needed).
> 
> Methods tested were VERSION-CONTROL, CHECKOUT, CHECKIN, REPORT (version
> history). Only linear versioning, and comments were not supported by 
these
> clients.
> 
> So, while the capabilities demonstrated were limited, it was *very*
> encouraging to see this interoperability, especially since this was the
> first time the DeltaV capabilities of these client/server pairs were
> exercised.
> 
> This provides a nice base from which to grow.
> 
> - Jim
> 
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