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Re: DOM enhancements...

From: Michael Amster <mamster@webeasy.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Aug 1998 15:20:19 -0700
Message-ID: <35D75B23.B725A646@webeasy.com>
To: ANOQ of the Sun <anoq@vip.cybercity.dk>
CC: www-dom@w3.org
To add on ANOQ's ideas, we should probably also look at features to
support huge documents like databases on the server side.

1. Streaming DOM (so entire tree is not in memory)
2. Node addressing or indexing

Just thoughts.

-MA

ANOQ of the Sun wrote:

> Claude Zervas wrote:
> > So, anybody who's interested in alternative DOM uses speak up!
>
> A few things that I can think of now is:
>
> 1) Threadsafing/concurrency.
> 2) Update notifications (events when the DOM-tree/text changes)
> 3) Lazy text-loading.
>
> If 1) is supported, it will allow multiple users possibly on
> multiple computers to logon to the same document. All users
> can edit the document at the same time. If 2) is also
> supported, all users can see realtime updating text being
> edited multiple places at the same time ("ghost-cursors"?).
>
> I belive 3) is possible with the current interfaces. A
> text-file can be read/parsed, and a DOM-tree can be
> built as needed. I just thought that it would be a good
> thing to keep this in mind.
>
> Cheers
> --
> ,
> ANOQ of the Sun / Johnny Andersen
>
> E-Mail:   anoq@vip.cybercity.dk or anoq@berlin-consortium.org
> Homepage: http://users.cybercity.dk/~ccc25861/
>





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