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From Lukas Kahwe Smith <sm...@pooteeweet.org>
Subject Re: using the webDAV component
Date Wed, 16 Oct 2013 08:02:55 GMT


> On 16.10.2013, at 09:19, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> 
>> On 2013-10-15 15:50, Christoph Läubrich wrote:
>> > "stable" and "working with every client" are two very different things.
>> You are right, sorry for using inadequate wording :-)
>> 
>> > Out of curiosity: what was the problem that  you encountered?
>> 
>> I wasn't able to mount the WebDav neither under Linux nor Windows
>> releiable (while "other" WebDavs like Apache worked) sometimes it worked
>> for one of them (I think I finally got it working under Windows using
>> Sling, but not JackRabbit Standalone) , in a Webbrowser it worked but
>> all file nodes where not accessible as files (there was a posting in the
>> newsgroup as well).
> 
> Well, it can be a problem of the client; I recall that the Windows WebDAV driver makes
incorrect assumptions about servers, and there's little Jackrabbit can do about that (<http://www.greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/webdav-redirector-list.html#issue-server-discovery>).
> 
> And when you say "Webbrowser" -- what does this have to do with WebDAV?
> 
> Best regards, Julian

indeed the reality of webdav is that in order to be truly you need to spend a lot of time
adding special code to deal with various broken client implementations. 

regards,
Lukas
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