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From "Jeremy Boynes" <>
Subject RE: WebDAV service
Date Wed, 05 Nov 2003 15:41:02 GMT

> From: gianny DAMOUR []
> Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2003 5:14 AM

> - A HTTP server needs to be deployed: I will re-use the
> HttpServer of Jetty
> and implement a HttpHandler in charge of handling the WebDAV protocol
> additional methods. AFAIK, one does not need to support all the WebDAV
> methods, however it will be rather easy to implement such an handler.

> - The actual WebDAV server will be jakarta-Slide. More accurately, I will
> perform minor updates in order to mount Slide as a base service
> and not as a
> web-app. Regarding this point, if anyone prefers another WebDAV
> implementation, I am ready to change my mind.
> Any concern?

IIRC Tomcat comes with a servlet that does webdav much simpler than slide.
It maybe possible to deploy that in Jetty, or to create a similar servlet
built into Jetty (volunteers welcome :-)

I have concerns with Slide, primarily as the last release was Nov 2001, how
active is the project and how stable is it?


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