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Re: Deleted content in situ or separate? (was: Generic Change Tracking draft spec)

From: JoAnn Hackos <joann.hackos@comtech-serv.com>
Date: Fri, 31 May 2013 14:06:47 +0000
To: Robin LaFontaine <robin.lafontaine@deltaxml.com>
CC: "public-change@w3.org" <public-change@w3.org>
Message-ID: <E184303C-6E4B-497E-80A1-9678464990DC@comtech-serv.com>
I would support in situ deletion. Much easier to understand.
JoAnn Hackos

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On May 31, 2013, at 3:31 AM, "Robin LaFontaine" <robin.lafontaine@deltaxml.com<mailto:robin.lafontaine@deltaxml.com>> wrote:

One of the issues we came across was where to hold deleted content. There seem to be two choices:

1. In situ: Keep it where it is and mark it as deleted, e.g. by wrapping it in an element

2. Separate: Move it somewhere else and put a marker in to show where it was originally

It would be good to have any comments on this. I think that in situ seems simpler and avoids the dreaded ID or similar markers which can make life more complicated when processing.


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