[Twisted-Python] mounting a twisted server

stephan mailinglists at shechen.at
Tue Dec 2 02:45:33 EST 2003

hey bob, I just downloaded the RFC 2518 for WebDav. It seems that the 
protocol is based on XML which is nice. I also noticed that it is quite 
extensive and provides a lot of features I don't really need at the 

Do you mind sharing your simple WebDav files.


On Mon, 1 Dec 2003 23:39:28 -0500, Bob Ippolito <bob at redivi.com> wrote:

> 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).
> -bob

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