"Web-based distributed authoring and versioning or WebDAV is the
protocol that is creating the 'read-write' web. It is facilitating
collaboration in many ways across the internet, replacing
proprietary protocols (FrontPage, e.g.) or superseding less
functional open protocols ((FTP, SFTP). The primary drivers for the
adoption of WebDAV include:
"WebDAV resources can be set up like local drives allowing you
to work with remote files as if they were on your machine.
"It allows for 'locking' of files so multiple users can work
with a file at the same time, but only one at a time can make
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