Distributed file systems, using http
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...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of John
> Sent: Friday, October 12, 2001 10:38 AM
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> 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
> > 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