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Re: Versioning goals doc

From: Sankar Virdhagriswaran <sv@crystaliz.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Sep 1998 09:48:47 -0400
Message-ID: <005001bde954$86e63380$c94106d1@honey-bee>
To: "WebDAV WG" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>, "David G. Durand" <dgd@cs.bu.edu>
>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).
>
>Web collaboration should be at least as suitable for document editing as
>software versioning.
>
>This is a second level comment -- I've not read the new goals document, but
>I strongly disagree with mandating a non-"additive" approach in WebDAV.

I agree with David. I believe that the vgraph approach can in fact be
emulated by folks who use additive approaches done right !!(we do). And, I
appreciate John's concern. Unfortunately, I do not have the time to write-up
on how this can be done in the context of WEB-DAV. Sigh!
Received on Saturday, 26 September 1998 09:53:13 GMT

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