[rfc-dist] RFC 4709 on Mounting Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Servers
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Title: Mounting Web Distributed Authoring and
Versioning (WebDAV) Servers
Author: J. Reschke
Date: October 2006
Mailbox: julian.reschke at greenbytes.de
I-D Tag: draft-reschke-webdav-mount-05.txt
In current Web browsers, there is no uniform way to specify that a
user clicking on a link will be presented with an editable view of a
Web Distinguished Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) server. For
example, it is frequently desirable to be able to click on a link and
have this link open a window that can handle drag-and-drop
interaction with the resources of a WebDAV server.
This document specifies a mechanism and a document format that
enables WebDAV servers to send "mounting" information to a WebDAV
client. The mechanism is designed to work on any platform and with
any combination of browser and WebDAV client, relying solely on the
well-understood dispatch of documents through their MIME type. This memo
provides information for the Internet community.
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