[Standards] Shared Editing

Emanuele Aina faina.mail at tiscali.it
Wed Aug 29 16:04:02 UTC 2007


Jonathan Chayce Dickinson delineò:

> Locking is an age-old technique. If a user wants to edit a text 
> label/area they should first request to lock it, once they receive a 
> lock they can edit away and then release the lock.

Following your SCM analogy and considering the rise of Distributed SCMs 
I'd really avoid any locking and use something along the lines of the 
Monotone/GIT/Mercurial history model for synchronization and conflict 
resolution.

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