[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] copy files to/from server
sridhar at laptop.org.au
Mon May 23 01:41:09 EDT 2011
On 19 May 2011 04:15, Martin Langhoff <martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> For file management, I very strongly recommend using WebDAV. It is a
> bit less efficient than "real" network file system protocols, but the
> benefits are many:
> - more flexibilty
> - closer to you and me in the stack - you can easily find WebDAV
> toolkits in HLLs that allow you to expose your data as files and
> directories over WebDAV, as well as client implementations
> - it deals reasonably gracefully with intermittent connectivity
> (SMB/CIFS, NFS, etc get you nasty system freezes if the server
> - wide range of (fairly well behaved) client and server implementations
> - a good test suite for the server side
> - On the XS side... Moodle has a WebDAV implementation and Apache
> has one too.
Interesting. Does WebDAV work as a normal mount, like CIFS or NFS?
What would be the best way to get this working on Sugar?
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