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Re: Strange Problems (Davenport)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 06 Feb 2004 21:30:01 +0100
Message-ID: <4023F949.1000402@gmx.de>
To: Mike.McDonald@anywaregroup.com
Cc: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Mike McDonald wrote:

> My apologies, as I am not entirely sure this question belongs here.
> I am quite new to WebDAV, and have run into a few problems.  I’ve been 
> staring at this particular problem for quite some time, and am hoping I 
> can get a fresh set of eyes to have a look.  Basically, when I attempt 
> to open a web folder (using Davenport as the DAV server), I get the 
> message ‘Internet Explorer could not open …Would you like to use the 
> default view instead?’.
> I have tried a slew of changes to the Davenport source code with varying 
> degrees of success.  In this example, the ‘shares’ share will not 
> display properly in a Web Folder view.  If I attempt to view a 
> subdirectory as a Web Folder however, the subdirectory will display 
> properly in Web Folders view.
> I am using Windows XP with IE6 (both fully patched) for the DAV client.  
> See the listing below for the request/response.
 > ...

1) You may want to check which version you have, see details at 

2) Regarding the response... I'd start by removinf everything that's not 
required or not plain DAV, notably

>                     <ishidden w:dt="boolean">0</ishidden>
>                     <iscollection w:dt="boolean">1</iscollection>
>                     <displayname>shares/</displayname>
>                     <isreadonly w:dt="boolean">1</isreadonly>
>                     <getcontentlength 
> w:dt="int">98626961408</getcontentlength>
>                     <getetag>"195a6053b85db823650312a6f1705da6"</getetag>

In particular, having non-zero content lengths may be confusing for the 
webfolder client.

Regards, Julian

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