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Re: WebDav support

From: Manuele Kirsch Pinheiro <Manuele.Kirsch_Pinheiro@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2002 15:49:23 +0100
Message-ID: <3C838973.702@inrialpes.fr>
To: Gregory Begelman <gbegelman@celltrex.com>
CC: www-lib@w3.org

Gregory Begelman wrote:

>  I've found a discussion concerning this topic but it is pretty old. Is such functionality added to libwww?
At this exactly moment, it seems to me that there isn't a support for 
WebDAV in Libwww CVS code base. But, if you like, I built a WebDAV 
module for Libwww. It implements all new methods proposed in RFC 2518 
(lock, unlock, proppatch, propfind, etc). If you wants to try it, it's 
available at http://gnome.inrialpes.fr:1959/src/libwwwDAV.tar.gz.

About your other question :

>  I need to work with server with "HTTP-like" protocol but request names are not as in HTTP standart, e.g. there is not such a thing like GET or POST but instead there is MAKE_XXX, e.g.
>  Can I add new methods to libwww?
>Best regards,
When I introduced the WebDAV module in Libwww, I've also introduce some 
"extension methods". This methods are "undefined" methods, that the 
applications may set. So, if your application needs some method that the 
Libwww doesn't known, you may "register" the new methods using this new 
feature. I think that feature may help you...

If you decided to try it, please, repport me any bug that you found...  :-)

Best regards,

Received on Monday, 4 March 2002 09:45:55 UTC

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