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Take Control of Sharing Files in Leopard by Glenn Fleishman

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Web

Many people don't think of the Web as a way to share files. But every time you visit a Web page, you're downloading several files: an HTML file that contains the page, image files that the page references, and often audio or media files. You might use the Web to make files available to others as basic downloads, or you might use WebDAV (Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning) technology to handle version control for a group of shared files.

Basic downloads

It's usually quite simple to place a file on a Web server and allow others to download that file directly instead of relying on an often-difficult-to-configure FTP server. A Web download is most appropriate if you're publishing files to an audience of one or more. The Web is also a ...

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