Hi Richard,

Richard Folwell wrote:
> I am trying to use WebDAV (so far under Win98).
> IE5/File/Open(check "Open as Web Folder") - "http://localhost:8080"
> So far so good.  IE5 opens a folder with the Zope files and folders visible, and I 
>can navigate
> through the folders.  However it is not clear how to work with files.  
>Right-clicking on a file
> gives potentially useful options to Open or Send To.  Open simply renders the file 
>as if served
> normally through Zope, Send To does nothing - I tried sending to a plain text editor 
>(PFE), my
> favorite HTML editor (CoffeeCup) and NotePad.  Nothing happens.
> What am I doing wrong?
You are exploring the "wonderful world" of windows ;-)
IE5 WebDAV is buggy and (like the ftp-mode) unintelligent implemented.
(who wonders...)
So you cant do the obvious things as to send files to the appropriate
you cant use sessions (because IE wont send cookies when using "open as
You may probably notice a major slowdown on the whole system, if your
"open as
webfolder" is the first action with authorisation on the site with IE.
So you have to always "log in" before open as webfolder.

But you can drag and drop files into the open folder. At least this
works :-)
This is helpful for putting downloadable file, images into a zope

Tino Wildenhain

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