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Re: WebDAV Resources

From: Bita Shadgar <shadgar@cs.bris.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 11:03:44 +0100
Message-ID: <3B5BF680.D08E6662@cs.bris.ac.uk>
To: Lisa Dusseault <lisa@xythos.com>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Lisa Dusseault wrote:

> > So, if you write a server implementation that maps an entire database as a
> > resource, and maps it to a URL, then yes, it is possible to consider a
> > database as a whole resource. Similarly, if you write a server
> > implementation that maps individual database cells to a resource, then
> > assigns each cell a distinct URL, then it is possible to consider
> > a database
> > cell as a Web resource.
>
> Although both these are possible, I've always thought that mapping rows to
> resources and tables to collections was the most useful.  The MSDAIPP
> component used by MS clients (you can see its name in the User-Agent header
> if you sniff) takes this approach in a way: it presents an OLEDB interface
> to the client software developer which treats every file and collection as a
> row.
>
> lisa

Do you know any software or project which has had such above resource( rows as
resources)? I 've looked at webDAV homepage, however I couldn't find.

 Bita.
Received on Monday, 23 July 2001 06:05:20 GMT

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