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Re: Versioning goals doc

From: John Stracke <francis@netscape.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 1998 13:43:41 -0700
Message-ID: <360C007C.B7D34C06@netscape.com>
To: WebDAV WG <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
"David G. Durand" wrote:

> On the other hand, this is one of the things that I was very concerned that
> the initial version requirements _not prevent_. The change-oriented
> approach to collaboration is rapidly becoming mainstream in the CSCW
> research world (5 papers in the upcoming conference this November).

I think our fear is that change-based versioning is so radically different from
revision-based versioning that we cannot support both models in the same protocol
without giving up any hope of interoperability.

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