Distributed file systems, using http

Lisa Dusseault lisa@xythos.com
Fri, 12 Oct 2001 16:11:05 -0700


Actually I wonder idly if our "external storage" or "links" features could
be so twisted as to look on another web server for the content!

we do have a rather powerful api...

lisa

> -----Original Message-----
> From: fork-admin@xent.com [mailto:fork-admin@xent.com]On Behalf Of John
> Hall
> Sent: Friday, October 12, 2001 10:38 AM
> Cc: fork@xent.com
> Subject: RE: Distributed file systems, using http
>
>
> 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
> for.
>
>
> > 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
>
>
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