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RE: Webfolders and WinXP

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2003-04-03 09:52:16 CEST

> From: sussman@collab.net [mailto:sussman@collab.net]
> Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2003 12:29 AM
> To: Martin v. L÷wis
> Cc: dev@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Webfolders and WinXP
>
>
> martin@v.loewis.de (Martin v. L÷wis) writes:
>
> > Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> >
> > > "If the computer is a member of an NT Domain, then it seems to be
> > > unable to connect to the WebDAV share. It repeatedly asks for a
> > > name and password, even when the Apache server isn't issuing an
> > > authentication challenge! Some have speculated that this might
> > > happen because WebFolders is specifically designed to operate
> > > against Microsoft's SharePoint DAV server. If the machine isn't
> > > part of an NT Domain, then the share is mounted without a
> > > problem. This mystery is not yet solved."
> >
> > I've read this, but I don't believe it: A Win2k client can connect
> > just fine. It appears that only XP has this problem. I was hoping that
> > the information "is not yet solved" was outdated...
>
> My impression of WebFolders is that there seem to be many
> implementations floating around out there, each with different
> quirks. It varies based on your OS, service pack, and version of IE.
>
> I wish someone from Microsoft would pipe up and give us a clue. :-(

....and maybe even fix it :-)

In the meantime, I have started to compile a versions/issues list for the
Microsoft webfolder client. Contributions are welcome:

<http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/webfolder-client-list.html>

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