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From "Sten R. Sandvik" <...@enonic.com>
Subject RE: webdav server(s)
Date Wed, 14 Dec 2005 08:41:44 GMT

> I think I understand now the disjoint thoughts on how the jcr-server
> should be designed.  The existing jcr-server is a webdav view of a
> JCR repository, whereas it seems Brian is looking for a general
> webdav server that happens to use JCR as its storage interface.
> The reason for the confusion is because JCR and WebDAV do not share
> the same hierarchical models -- either one can emulate the other,
> but they are not the same.
> What I suggest is that we start a separate contrib project for a
> general webdav server implemented using JCR and see how much of
> the code can be shared between the two, gradually merging them
> together until we reach a point where the two are (hopefully)
> distinguishable only by configuration files.  What do you think
> of that as a plan?

Yes. This is something that is in great need. As I see it, WebDav is one
of the really nice features to Jackrabbit. It sounds like a good idea. I
would personally be happy to contribute to such a project.


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