[jdev] Pubsub and Webdav integration

Hal Rottenberg halr9000 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 3 23:02:38 CDT 2005

On 7/3/05, Mickael Remond <mickael.remond at erlang-fr.org> wrote:
> J-EAI: integrating pubsub and Webdav for centralized file transfers:
> http://www.3pblog.net/index.php?entry=entry050702-180443
> I am particularly interested in knowing how many of you would find it
> interesting for IM and not EAI ?

I find it interesting.  I think you'd have a case to make a JEP that
supersedes JEP-0066: Out of Band Data.  Your idea 1) uses pub/sub
which will make Ralph happy, and 2) you have all of the back-end
benefits of webdav, and 3) it can be perfectly described as a URL like

The negatives IMHO:
- YAFTP (yet-another-file-transfer-protocol)
- Server requirements are higher (webdav)
- Crap, google just told me that somebody thought of it already!  :)


But this would be neat.  There was someone on a mailing list recently
who asked how he could restrict file transfers in his company.  If you
had a client which only supported a method like this, you could write
policy around it which could be very benefiical for a corporate

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