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Re: [ba-unrev-talk] Continuation of Doug's Colloquium

On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, stephen white wrote:    (01)

> In a nutshell, I would like to program a text editor which has live
> code running on highlighted regions. This code would interface to CVS
> for versioning and show live changes like IRC. So while you're editing
> the document, you can see other people's cursors moving around and they
> can enter comments, questions and proposed changes which you can then
> CVS merge into your own document or ignore.
> I would then like to put a community rating system on top so changes
> can work through the regular channels and trickle upwards to the main
> release based on who and how many people think it's a good idea. The
> live regions can run different kinds of code, so a section of a
> document could be marked for chat, another section could be a Wiki,
> another section could be a RSS feed, etc. I understand Emacs implements
> some of this already, though on a buffer by buffer basis.    (02)

Not exactly the same thing, but you may want to look at the
design documents for KnownSpace Symphony, may give you some
ideas:    (03)

  http://www.cs.indiana.edu/~rawlins/symphony/symphony.html    (04)

Chris Dent  <cdent@burningchrome.com>  http://www.burningchrome.com/~cdent/
"If you assume that there is an instinct for freedom, that there are
opportunities to change things, that hope is possible, then hope may be
justified, and a better world may be built. That's your choice." N.Chomsky    (05)