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Re: W3C change: Balisage conference paper on change tracking

From: Innovimax W3C <innovimax+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:00:24 +0200
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To: Robin LaFontaine <robin.lafontaine@deltaxml.com>
Cc: "public-change@w3.org" <public-change@w3.org>
Thanks Robin for the summary, it is really helpful

Was someone else from the group at this conference ? Can you propose your
comments ?

Thanks

Mohamed

On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 5:51 PM, Robin LaFontaine <
robin.lafontaine@deltaxml.com> wrote:

>  The conference was last week.
>
> I endeavoured in the paper to give an introduction and cover Level 1 as
> this is simpler, though I covered a bit of Level 2 in the presentation.
> There were around 100 attendees and I did a straw poll as follows:
>
> 1. If there was an XML Change Tracking standard, how many of you would
> use it? 50% YES
> 2. Is the distinction between Level 1 and Level 2 useful? 35% YES, 25% NO
> (note that the attendees were mainly using XML for documents rather than
> data).
> 3. Would it be good to have an initial version of a standard covering
> Level 1 only (good for data not so good for documents)? 2% YES, 10% NO
>
> Dublin Core was suggested as a useful basis for meta-data for each change.
>
> The ability to also have an 'update delta' that did not include the full
> document but specified changes to be made to a document was also
> suggested, together with use cases that are web-based.
>
> There was also a symposium on HTML5 and XML and it was clear these can
> work well together, e.g. HTML5 can be processed as XML when read in
> through a standards-compliant HTML5 parser which fills in any missing
> elements and start/end tags.
>
> The paper is here:
>
> http://www.balisage.net/Proceedings/vol13/html/LaFontaine01/BalisageVol13-LaFontaine01.html
>
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>   On 12/06/2014 17:18, Robin LaFontaine wrote:
>
> We have had a paper accepted for the Balisage conference [1] to present
> some ideas on how standard change tracking in XML might be implemented -
> it would be good to meet up with anyone in this group who is attending that
> conference.
>
> If you are attending Balisage Aug 5-8 in Washington DC please let me know
> and we can arrange to meet up sometime during the conference - it would
> be great if there were enough going to enable us to progress the work.
>
> To reduce traffic to the list, do let me know by direct email and I will
> post a list to this email group in a week or two.
>
> [1] http://www.balisage.net/2014/Program.html
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>
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