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   RE: RE: [xml-dev] WebDAV / RFC 3253 ???

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> From: Mike Champion [mailto:mc@xegesis.org]
> Sent: Friday, April 19, 2002 3:38 PM
> To: xml-dev
> Subject: Re: RE: [xml-dev] WebDAV / RFC 3253 ???
> 4/19/2002 9:16:27 AM, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> >Actually, there's a LOT of support (Microsoft IE, Microsoft Office, Adobe
> >products, Mac OS X...).
> I meant support for RFC 3253, as opposed to RFC 2518.  The
> earlier spec *is* widely
> supported, including, for the record, by Tamino.  I haven't
> noticed announcements of
> well-known applications supporting 3253, hence my inquiry.


Microsoft seems to ignore it, but if you take a look at the RFC, you'll see
participation from Oracle, Rational and IBM (for instance, Eclipse project).
As of today, SAP Portal's WebDAV connector is also shipping with RFC3253

> > However it's sad but true that Microsoft hasn't
> >updated their DAV code for a long time and currently ships
> software with a
> >long list of well-known bugs.
> WebDAV interoperability is a problem.  So is SOAP
> interoperability ... but I don't see
> anyone fighting to get on the Board of the "DAV Interoperability
> Organization" ~)

Actually, a lot of interop discussion is happening on the w3c dist-auth
mailing list, with the notable absence of Microsoft (although they have the
biggest problems in both their servers and clients).


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