Web-based Authoring

Type of document:
Standard protocol
Organization:
IETF Delta-V Working Group
Year:
2007
Description:
RFC 4918, "WebDAV - Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning," is a protocol for a standard infrastructure for asynchronous collaborative authoring across the Internet. It provides a standard interface between authoring tools and Web content, with version management and locking and management of metadata such as author and last modification date. Essentially, it is a set of extensions to the HTTP protocol which allows users to collaboratively edit and manage files on remote Web servers.
Workflow stage:
1.2, 1.4, 1.6, 1.11, 1.13, 2.1, 2.5, 2.8, 2.9, 3
Business value:
WebDAV would enable organizations to more easily collaborate by using the Internet.
Web site:
www.webdav.org

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