[Standards] Shared Editing

Joonas Govenius joonas.govenius at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 22:29:49 UTC 2007


On 8/29/07, Jonathan Chayce Dickinson <chayce.za at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 3DM references each element in an XPath style fashion:
>
> "/0/5/1/2"
>
> Which equates to:
>
> 0
>   0
>   1
>   2
>   3
>   4
>   5
>    0
>    1
>     0
>     1
>     2 *
>
> Merging an insert at "/0/3/1" yields:
>
> 0
>   1
>   2
>   3
>    0
>    1 *
>   3
>   5
>   6
>    0
>    1
>     0
>     1
>     2 *
>
> Or in other words, the original one will become: "0/6/1/2".
>

Right, we could do that. It's just another way of refering to the
elements. I just think it's easier to require each element to have a
unique id so we don't need to adjust references to elements like that
when simultaneous changes are made.


Joonas



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