FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DRIVEWAY'S "SAVE DIRECT TO WEB" ONLINE FILE STORAGE NOW AVAILABLE TO
Through WebDAV Technology, Mac Users Can Drag-and-Drop Desktop Files
Directly to the Internet
SAN FRANCISCO -- April 12, 2000 -- Macintosh users now have direct access
to driveway.com's personal online file storage service and can
drag-and-drop files straight to the Internet with the newest version of
Goliath software, created independently by developer Tom Bednarz and
distributed free at www.webdav.org/goliath.
Through the use of WebDAV technology, Bednarz's Goliath application allows
Mac owners to view the contents of their driveway.com accounts in a
Finder-like interface on the desktop. Users can employ simple drag-and-drop
operations to save, access and organize files in a personal driveway.com
"Driveway's service lets users organize their information, share documents
and access files from anywhere with a quick drag-and-drop," Bednarz said.
"I hope my Goliath software will enhance the Internet experience and bring
greater Mac functionality to millions of users by making driveway.com's
personal online file storage even easier to use."
Support for the application is available from the author's site and through
Driveway's site at www.driveway.com. Bednarz has placed the software under
the GNU General Public License, which makes the source code open to the
"Driveway applauds the efforts of Tom Bednarz and other open-source
developers," Larry Jones, vice president, product marketing, Driveway,
said. "The Goliath software will help to make driveway.com the most
convenient way for Mac users to store, access, and share their files
The Goliath application requires a PowerPC-based Macintosh running MacOS
8.5 or higher.
San Francisco-based Driveway is a leader in personal Internet file storage.
Through driveway.com, the company offers members a reliable way to access,
store and share digital information from any web-enabled computer. Driveway
pioneered Internet-based file storage and has relationships with Microsoft,
Lycos and LookSmart.
For additional information, please visit Driveway at www.driveway.com.