FLEXIBLE RECONCILIATION OF XML DOCUMENTS IN ASYNCHRONOUS EDITING

Claudia-Lavinia Ignat, Gérald Oster

Abstract

As XML documents are increasingly being used in a wide variety of applications and often people work in teams distributed across space and time, it is very important that users are supported for editing collaboratively XML documents. Existing tools do not offer appropriate support for the management of conflicting changes performed in parallel on XML documents. In this paper we propose a merging mechanism that offers users the possibility to define conflict nodes prevented from integration of concurrent changes. Changes referring to non-conflict nodes are automatically merged, while users are assisted to manually merge changes referring to conflict nodes. Changes are tracked by means of operations associated to the nodes they target and merging relies on an operation-transformation mechanism adapted for hierarchical structures.

Download


Paper Citation


in Harvard Style

Ignat C. and Oster G. (2007). FLEXIBLE RECONCILIATION OF XML DOCUMENTS IN ASYNCHRONOUS EDITING . In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: Computer Supported Collaborative Editing, (ICEIS 2007) ISBN 978-972-8865-91-7, pages 359-366. DOI: 10.5220/0002407103590366


in Bibtex Style

@conference{computer supported collaborative editing07,
author={Claudia-Lavinia Ignat and Gérald Oster},
title={FLEXIBLE RECONCILIATION OF XML DOCUMENTS IN ASYNCHRONOUS EDITING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: Computer Supported Collaborative Editing, (ICEIS 2007)},
year={2007},
pages={359-366},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002407103590366},
isbn={978-972-8865-91-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: Computer Supported Collaborative Editing, (ICEIS 2007)
TI - FLEXIBLE RECONCILIATION OF XML DOCUMENTS IN ASYNCHRONOUS EDITING
SN - 978-972-8865-91-7
AU - Ignat C.
AU - Oster G.
PY - 2007
SP - 359
EP - 366
DO - 10.5220/0002407103590366