WebDAV: what it is, what it does, why you need it

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WebDAV: what it is, what it does, why you need it
Legacy network file services such as NFS, SMB/CIFS, and AFP changed the way we worked. File services running on crossplatform networks allowed us to save our files on remote systems and changed the way we exchanged files with each other. Web technology changed our lives and the way we work again. In the fall of 2002, due to the demand for a web integrated network file service with powerful content management capabilities, we are offering WebDAV (Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning) service in our instructional computer laboratories at Ringling School of Art and Design. WebDAV is a set of extensions to HTTP (the protocol that drives the web), which allows users to collaborate with each other to edit and manage files on web servers across the network. WebDAV allows our institution to host a shared file space for each course. Students in a course can access the shared space for collaboration with the instructor and other students in the same course. Access to the WebDAV share ...
Luis O. Hernández, Mahmoud Pegah
Added 05 Jul 2010
Updated 05 Jul 2010
Type Conference
Year 2003
Authors Luis O. Hernández, Mahmoud Pegah
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