Collaborative Text Editor

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Thu Jul 15 04:25:04 CEST 2004


John J. Lee wrote:
> The way I've always imagined it working is as follows.  I'm sure
> experimentation is the way to find out what works, though, so Twisted
> certainly sounds like a great idea.
> 
> - At any time, exactly one person has control.
> 
> - The only person able to move the cursor and edit text is the one
>   with control.
[snip other ideas]

There are already editors that support such things, so imagining
how it works, while interesting, might not be the best approach
to get started...   vim, for example, already can do this sort
of thing.  I'm certain there are others out there.

-Peter



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