[Standards] Shared Editing

Jonathan Chayce Dickinson chayce.za at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 20:19:25 UTC 2007

I got an update. Have a look at mercurial, it's designed for this type 
of stuff:


Joonas Govenius wrote:
> On 8/29/07, Jonathan Chayce Dickinson <chayce.za at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Joonas Govenius wrote:
>>> 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.
>> The problem is that by using LUIDs is that you can't merge the diffs.
>> *If* you can sort out the concurrency issues using another method, LUIDs
>> are better than indexing: they are simpler and probably faster. But I
>> just can't scratch my brain for getting it to work with LUIDs.
> The problems can be solved by giving each node a "weight" (which I
> currently call the Z value) according to which the child nodes of a
> given element are arranged. The remaining problem is how to you store
> the GUID and the "weight". You can store them as attributes in the
> case of elements but what about text nodes? Suggestions on that would
> be greatly appreciated.
> Joonas

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