[Standards] Best approach for Shared XML editing
dave at cridland.net
Thu Sep 11 19:32:23 UTC 2008
On Thu Sep 11 19:30:24 2008, Fletcher, Boyd C. CIV US USJFCOM JFL
> I think the key thing to note is that while at a basic level
> whiteboarding can be editing an xml document (ie SVG), there are
> many additional things like page control, cursor control/movement,
> presentation control, pan/zoom syncing, etc.... that are well
> beyond xml document editing.
100% in agreement here.
> Its for these types of reasons that we think a custom protocol
> for whiteboarding is required and
Beginning to lose me here - I think this could more than likely be
done as a control protocol either in parallel or layered with an XML
> that using an approach like sxde is only going to hamper the
> whiteboard/presentation capabilities in the future.
Lost me - I dislike SXE, but I think the approach - build a generic
XML sync protocol, and build whiteboarding on top - is good.
OTOH, RFC 5261 came out today. And that seems to be reasonably sane
looking, but capable of everything that SXE can do, too.
I'd encourage both the TransVerse team and Joonas to go read it.
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