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From "David Nuescheler" <da...@day.com>
Subject Re: WebDAV Paradigm Mismatch
Date Mon, 27 Oct 2008 07:02:47 GMT
hi cedric,

thanks for your post.

that's strange since macosx over jr webdav is my primary configuration that
i use every day excessively. can you describe the issues that
you are experiencing at a greater level of detail.


On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 9:51 PM, Cédric Chantepie
<cchantepie@corsaire.fr> wrote:
> Mike Oliver a écrit :
>> David,
>> In Slide we can set a configuration parameter and automatically version
>> the
>> entire repository or a node and its children.
>> As to saving not really being versioning, I would really like to know your
>> meaning, since that is the crux of my 'rant'  WebDAV, precisely the "V" in
>> WebDAV is for Versioning, if the JackRabbit WebDAV doesn't do Versioning,
>> then call it 'WebDA'.
>> I should be able to open a document in Word from my WebDAV repository,
>> edit
>> it, save it and see a new version in the repository.  If I open it in Word
>> then if someone else tries to open it, they should not be able to open it
>> except in read only mode because it is locked and should stay locked as
>> long
>> I have it open.
>> While it is fair to say JackRabbit is about the JSR-170 spec and the "Back
>> End" and fully reasonable to say the focus is on that functionality.  I
>> have
>> already acknowledged that is superior.
>> But not having a browser application to browse the content in the
>> repository
>> or WebDAV that doesn't do locking or versioning, is also fair to say they
>> fall short of the capabilities of the predecessors JackRabbit is intended
>> to
>> replace.
>> Given your and Alex's response, I am now leaning heavily toward taking the
>> WebDAV implementation from Slide and use that as a model for an
>> AdvancedWebDAVServlet that offers an html browser interface to the
>> repository AND full WebDAV with locking and versioning with JackRabbit on
>> the back end.  Might even donate it back.
>> Ollie
> Also related to Jackrabbit WebDAV improvements, it seems to have some
> trouble with chunked transfer encoding (occurs with Mac OS X WebDAVFS which
> uses it, but cannot find another WebDAV client with such transfer encoding
> to confirm it's the primary cause).
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