[Twisted-Python] mounting a twisted server

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Mon Dec 1 23:39:28 EST 2003

On Dec 1, 2003, at 10:55 PM, stephan wrote:

> I have written a custom file system in python which I use in 
> conjunction with twisted and its http protocol. So, as far as browsers 
> are concerned i am fine. what I would like to do next is to serve my 
> file system in some form so that it could be mounted on a client 
> machine. The idea is that 'web enabled objects' can be directly edited 
> in a certain app. NFS or samba would conceptionally work but does not 
> seem to be supported by twisted and seems to be overkill anyways.
> Does anybody have any ideas how I could accomplish that. Anybody 
> experienced with mounting ftp servers (heard its prone to errors.)

WebDAV is probably the right solution, but it's not currently 
implemented by Twisted (but feel free to write an implementation and 
submit patches).  I have done some very simple WebDAV stuff with 
Twisted, the simple commands are easy and are enough to get some things 
to work (like mozilla calendar or iCal).

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