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Re: FW: The prospective future of WebDAV

From: Ian Stoba <ian@BabcockBrown.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 08:46:28 -0800
Message-ID: <3AB78964.F487058F@babcockbrown.com>
To: Clark Warner <warner.c@apple.com>
CC: dali@dali-designs.com, WebDAV WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
I'm not familiar with the details of the implementation, but Apple's iTools
product for Mac OS 9.x also appears to use WebDAV.

Clark Warner wrote:

> Indeed, Mac OS X will ship with a WebDAV client file system.  A
> preliminary version shipped in Mac OS X Beta.
>
> On Monday, March 19, 2001, at 03:01 PM, Jim Whitehead wrote:
>
> > Accidentally caught by the spam filter. I've added Daniel's email
> > address to the accept2 list, so future emails from him will go through
> > to the list.  He's not on the list (as far as I know), so you should
> > include him in any replies.
> >
> > - Jim
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Daniel BODEA [mailto:dali@dali-designs.com]
> > Sent: Saturday, March 17, 2001 9:46 AM
> > To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> > Subject: [Moderator Action] The prospective future of WebDAV
> >
> > Good evening from Paris,
> >
> > I am working on the draft of an article that will handle the
> > future interoperation of systems and protocols on the Internet.
> > Concerning DAV, my specific question is... Windows and the Office Pack
> > are already integrating Web Folders and WebDAV as a network based file
> > handling system, so growing it to a fully functional File System is
> > the next natural step. Are there trends or is there any incipient
> > project sketch for the integration of DAV as a *nix transparent file
> > system like NFS or SMB? Should this be done, the maturity of the DAV
> > protocol and its spreading among the user community could be greatly
> > augmented.
> >
> > Comment or criticise, but please make a CC to dali@dali-designs.com
> >
> > Thank you,
> > Daniel Bodea
>
> Clark H. Warner
> Manager
> CoreOS File Systems Engineering
> warner.c@apple.com
> --------------------------------
Received on Tuesday, 20 March 2001 11:45:33 GMT

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