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Re: RFC 4709 on Mounting Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Servers

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2006 10:13:08 +0200
Message-ID: <4541BF94.60009@gmx.de>
To: 'Webdav WG' <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>


I'm happy to announce that "draft-reschke-webdav-mount" has now been 
published as an Informational RFC. See the IETF's announcement below.

Best regards, Julian

(PS: versions in other formats are available from 

Best regards, Julian


> A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.
>         RFC 4709
>         Title:      Mounting Web Distributed Authoring and 
>                     Versioning (WebDAV) Servers 
>         Author:     J. Reschke
>         Status:     Informational
>         Date:       October 2006
>         Mailbox:    julian.reschke@greenbytes.de
>         Pages:      15
>         Characters: 23672
>         Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None
>         I-D Tag:    draft-reschke-webdav-mount-05.txt
>         URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4709.txt
> In current Web browsers, there is no uniform way to specify that a
> user clicking on a link will be presented with an editable view of a
> Web Distinguished Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) server.  For
> example, it is frequently desirable to be able to click on a link and
> have this link open a window that can handle drag-and-drop
> interaction with the resources of a WebDAV server.
> This document specifies a mechanism and a document format that
> enables WebDAV servers to send "mounting" information to a WebDAV
> client.  The mechanism is designed to work on any platform and with
> any combination of browser and WebDAV client, relying solely on the
> well-understood dispatch of documents through their MIME type.  This memo 
> provides information for the Internet community.
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