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Re: Problem encountered while using Amaya

From: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 09:15:28 +0200
To: Ishmeet Hazooria <ishmeet@mahindrabt.com>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org, Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr
Message-Id: <20010530071528.795EEC@maiana.inrialpes.fr>
> Dear Sir/Madam ,
>                             I was not sure about the support address for
> Amaya and found this address in the documentation so thought of mailing
> my problem at this address . Could u pls redirect this mail to the
> appropriate address or help me solve my problem is this is the support
> address.
>                              Well I am trying to work out a feasible
> soln to achieve online html editing ( for a client not knowing html code
> ) and publishing , both to a remote locn using a relative address ( as
> in http://.... ) . Well the problems that I am facing are :
> 1.    If there is any other instance of that particular html file open

Amaya is not able to detect that the document is open in an other browser.

> in any browser then Amaya hangs while writing to that URL and if I stop
> the process before some stipulated time it gives a write failed msg and
> the document on the remote server is intact with the prev data on it
> without the editions . But now if I let Amaya remain in that writing
> mode for long very strangely the document from the server gets deleted .
> I am working on a NT Workstation and the server in question is a another
> machine within my company's LAN and is a NT Server with an IIS running
> on it .

I guess the problem is on the server side. Are you sure the server accepts 
the standard http put method and that any Web tool is allowed to write on
this server?
Amaya works well with Apache servers and Jigsaw servers which support
standardized http protocols.

> 2.    Also if I set special permissions from the server . In the sense
> give access to that directory only to restricted users and not full
> control to Everyone and then try editing and writing it to the remote
> location again , then I can open n edit the file in question but on
> writing again it hangs n behaves in a similar fashion as above.

Please check if your server support the standard http protocol HTTP/1.1.

> 3. Also if I open a document in edit mode and then try n edit it n save
> it to same locn again it takes the document opened in edit mode as an
> instance of another process accessing the file n behaves similar to as
> in 1

What do you mean by "it takes the document opened in edit mode"?
The saving is stuck?

> 4. Also if I try to rewrite to an existing document on the server using
> Save As it again hangs n behaves similar to as in 1

It's always a problem with the server.
I guess the solution is to change it for a free and open http server like
Jigsaw or Apache.

> All these editing and writing to documents are using the http protocol
> and not file protocol . Could u pls look into it and tell me what could
> be the possible reasons for these situations to occur and what is the
> possible solution ..
> Please reply at your earliest this is urgent ,
> Thanx and Regards ,
> Ishmeet Hazooria
> Software Engineer,
> Mahindra British Telecom,
> Chandivali,
> Mumbai.
Received on Wednesday, 30 May 2001 03:15:41 UTC

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