There are various OS X approaches to using the WebDAV service provided by Microsoft SharePoint.
Integrity of data
Answers to this question focus on integrity:
- when a file is used by a single user
- when a file is used by multiple users.
Whilst some parts of an answer may be generalised to WebDAV servers in general, this question focuses on SharePoint – where Microsoft's server and client restrictions cause people to seek alternatives to Microsoft Document Connection.
Some overlap with an earlier question:
Drafted in May 2012 a table:
Key points from that draft:
- restrictions in SharePoint make Microsoft Office 2011 incompatible with file system integration
- Microsoft Document Connection lacks file system integration.
If any reader can draw a conclusion that differs from what's tabled: I'll welcome discussion in Ask Different Chat, or add your answer below.
Some parts of that table will become answers to this question …