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LinuxMall.com: Apache Flexes for Great HTTP Standards Leap Forward

Jun 16, 2000, 19:35 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Greta Durr)

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"Apache has adopted an HTTP enhancement geared to advance standards by allowing software development teams to collaborate seamlessly and securely across geographic boundaries. The addition could eventually change the way we cultivate the Internet."

"Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) and the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) have introduced an add-on to the Apache HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) server that officials said will provide an estimated nine million users unprecedented control of information on the Web."

"The mod_dav module, authored by one of the ASF's volunteer contributors, adds WebDAV capabilities to the Apache's Open Source HTTP server. With this addition, the ASF said that users can benefit from a more secure, efficient, and extensible server environment."

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