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Re: AW: Need feedback on new Mini-Redirector tutorial

From: Alex Jalali <alex@ubudesign.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2007 14:32:20 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <38540.65.165.247.140.1182547940.squirrel@www.ubudesign.com>
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

The problem with Mini-Redirector is that it is full of bugs or rather odd
behavors. That it, when you try to use any other webdav server besides
theirs, which I guess their webdav server is called sharepoint. However
this looks more like part of their design and intentional instead of
simple bugs.

If you trace the request/response you will see that is asks for specific
files that would only exist on a windows server. Some of them are .ini
files and other GET requests for .exe which looks like a remote method
call. This is regardless of what the intial response of the server was to
the PROFIND at the root level. So it has a list of inital tasks that it
wants to do and expects the server to do them.

I'm sure after a few more versions it will not even fuction with any other
webdav servers besides windows. like most of their other client/server
products. A waste of time realy if you ask me to even try to follow it's
progress and bugs.
Received on Friday, 22 June 2007 21:27:59 GMT

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