[unrev-II] [Fwd: WebDAV Information]

From: Eric Armstrong (eric.armstrong@eng.sun.com)
Date: Sat Feb 26 2000 - 20:48:32 PST

From: Eric Armstrong <eric.armstrong@eng.sun.com>

Technical information
from one of the guys the source-code-in-XML project.

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: RE: [eXtenDE-dev] WebDAV Information
From: "Dennis E. Hamilton" <infonuovo@email.com>
Reply-To: extende-dev@lists.sourceforge.net
To: <extende-dev@lists.sourceforge.net>

Here is more information on WebDAV. This is current and comprehensive:

1. The WebDAV Specification is IETF RFC 2518. You can get it here:
        or at the IETF site.

        The site at http://www.webdav.org provides the latest stuff on

        The key working groups are describe here: http://www.webdav.org/wg/

        Jim Whitehead's WebDAV Working group site lists all of the current
and RFC activity:
        Many of the documents are available here in alternative (unofficial)
renditions, such as PDF and HTML.

2. DASL: DAV Query and Retrieval

2.1 There is a W3C XML Query effort that in some sense deals with the
question of querying over XML structures. The requirements are at
http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlquery-req, and it specifies more on

2.2 DASL is the IETF activity for DAV Search and Location which is more
about the collection level and multi-collection level querying of
in WebDAV services. Information on DASL is at

3. Delta-V: DAV Versioning

        got lots of discussion and review is requested for this recent versions

4. Additional DAV Proposals

        Bindings for sharing resources under more than one URL; lots of review
discussion of this one and update pending.

        Redirect References and their manipulation in WebDAV; still in the
midst of
hot review.

        Having collections ordered on the server side (this may be going

        Ability to discover all properties of a webdav space, also not

-----Original Message-----
From: extende-dev-admin@lists.sourceforge.net
[mailto:extende-dev-admin@lists.sourceforge.net]On Behalf Of Bill la
Sent: Saturday, February 26, 2000 13:10
To: extende-dev@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [eXtenDE-dev] extensibility

> 3.5 The WebDAV DTD allows for an open-ended structure of XML properties
> a way to decentralize the naming and coordination of new properties by how
> name-spaces are used and properties are named. Is this the kind of thing
> you mean by "this extensibility of the markup language?"

I'm going to need a web link for this one.

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