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From Dave Viner <dvi...@apache.org>
Subject Re: jackrabbit and webdav
Date Wed, 31 Aug 2005 15:52:03 GMT
Thanks for this.  It's good that I haven't missed something glaringly 
different between them.  Since WebDAV and JSR-170 are functionally 
identical, how would you compare the two?  That is, how should one 
select between them?


David Nuescheler wrote:

>Functionally, the overlap of WebDAV (and friends) and JSR-170 is 
>practically 100%. You may see that one of the WebDAV 
>implementations in jackrabbit is used to completely remote all JSR-170 API 
>calls through WebDAV.
>Which is very good news, since with JSR-170 you have a Java (and 
>other languages) API and at the same time you have an already 
>standardized transport protocol.
>I usually make the comparison with the servlet API and HTTP.

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