Why no wiki'ing ??
Thu Feb 6 15:15:42 CET 2003
Why not merge colliding submissions, a la CVS? I would reckon that most
of the time changes can be automatically merged without conflicts.
However, if there are conflicts, I'm not sure it could be resolved, i.e.
someone adds comments within a paragraph that someone else deleted
Joe Armstrong wrote:
> It will indeed - there is no concurrency locking - when I wrote it I
> thought the traffic would be so low that the chances of collision are
> so small that I wouldn't bother.
> I did write a version that gave you a lock for a few minutes but
> it's not that easy ...
> So yes - if you spend a long time editing a page and write it back
> somebody who got in-between with a quick edit may be in for an
> interesting surprise.
> This might happen - now - if *everybody* goes and tries to do what I
> suggest at the same time :-)
> On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, Vlad Dumitrescu (EAW) wrote:
>>However, there is a problem: plenty of people are editing the page at the same time, and then the last store will overwrite all that happened in the meanwhile... wasn't it a lock on the pages when someone edited them?
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