[Standards] Shared Editing w/ Remote Events for XML

Joonas Govenius joonas.govenius at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 13:43:14 UTC 2007


On 9/27/07, Thomas Charron <twaffle at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/27/07, Janne Savukoski <janne at savukoski.name> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Just in case no-one had happened to consider, there's the W3C's spec
> > "Remote Events for XML" (http://www.w3.org/TR/rex/) which could (or
> > not) be used in xep 228, Shared Editing. Some parts of it seemed a
> > little verbose to me at first, but on another look it felt ok...
> > however, I wouldn't wonder if it was checked out and scrapped already.
>
>   Interesting..  It would seem that REX is the general purpose XML
> manipulation that was talked about when the whiteboarding was rejected
> by the council because they wished a more general purpose solution...
>

REX has been looked at but it really only provides a format for
transferring the events; it says nothing about synchronizing them if
they arrive from many different sources.

Apparently there are also some patent issues with it.

Joonas



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