Distributed file systems, using http

John Hall johnhall@evergo.net
Fri, 12 Oct 2001 10:37:33 -0700

www.Xythos.com provides a DAV server with security and revisioning
extensions.  Our partners have a client that makes the DAV server look
like a network drive on Windows, for legacy applications.

But you have to actually run the server somewhere (Windows or Linux).  I
don't know of anything that a simple AOL web hosting account would work

> My interest is a bit different -- I'm talking to a 
> grant-giving organization about the feasibility of an 
> existing project. That project, (PING, the Personal 
> Internetworked Notary and Guardian, 
> http://www.ga.org/ga/Riva2001.pdf). They've > chosen http 
> because they wanted anything, even a persnoal AOL web hosting 
> account, to be able to be the backend.
> -clay