[Twisted-Python] mounting a twisted server

Thorsten Henninger henni at brainbot.com
Tue Dec 2 06:26:11 EST 2003


I would be very interested in using WebDav together with twisted as well.
Since I am very  new to twisted, some simple WebDav files would really 
help me to get startet.
If I get it to work, I would not mind to share my results and submit 



stephan wrote:

> 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 moment.
> Do you mind sharing your simple WebDav files.
> _stephan
> 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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