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Announcement: WebDAV add-on for Firefox

From: Joe Feise <jfeise@feise.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 16:00:30 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <63244.>
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org, dav-dev@lyra.org, dav-announce@lyra.org
Cc: phf@cs.jhu.edu

In the past, users of Firefox who needed to access WebDAV servers only had
one choice:
Julian Reschke's OpenWebFolder extension which hooks into Microsoft's
WebDAV component and thus only works on Windows.

Now there is a second choice:
Under my guidance, a team of three undergraduate students (Ayse Sabuncu,
Benjamin Schuster, and Ryan McLelland) from the Department of Computer
Science at the Johns Hopkins University has developed a new,
cross-platform WebDAV extension called WebFolder.
The extension, developed for their Senior Design Project course
(http://www.cs.jhu.edu/~phf/2007/fall/cs392/), implements the full class 2
WebDAV protocol (including locking) in JavaScript and runs on any platform
supported by recent versions of Firefox.
The extension is available at http://webfolder.mozdev.org/

Received on Friday, 14 December 2007 00:15:55 UTC

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