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[ecf-dev] Re: update on XCDE integration
- From: "Mustafa K. Isik" <codesurgeon@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2007 15:41:36 +0200
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I am on the road and have limited access to the Internet.
I won't have regular connectivity until Wednesday, August 1st.
FYI, as of Sunday, August 5th through August 11th, I'll be traveling
again and probably hard to reach / slow to respond.
You can have a first look at the XCDE groups' code via their CVS
server, located at
tschmelcher.homeip.net:/XCDE (pserver protocol)
user name "anonymous"
password is empty
They are willing to contribute their code as is.
Mustafa K. Isik
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> From: "Remy Chi Jian Suen" <remy.suen@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [ecf-dev] update on XCDE integration
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> This is very interesting news, Mustafa. Is there a link to their code
> or website somewhere? Google searches for XCDE gives me nothing good.
> Will they be willing to contribute their code to our ECF incubator?
> On 7/26/07, Mustafa K. Isik <codesurgeon@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > An hour ago, I had a twenty minute voice-chat with Andrew Craik on how
> > their group went about shared editing with XCDE.
> > What started out as a basic shared editing college project evolved
> > into quite an interesting and advanced shared editing environment,
> > with features beyond editor sharing.
> > Aside from feature extensions to editors, such as displayability of
> > multiple cursors representing users etc. their group also addressed
> > workspace sharing issues.
> > I learned from Andrew, that at its core XCDE, deals with
> > synchronization issues in very much the same way, as the cola summer
> > of code project, via operational transformations in a client-server
> > topology.
> > That is, the documentation at
> > http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php/RT_Shared_Editing should still prove
> > helpful to understand the black magic behind synchronization in shared
> > editing.
> > What gets me thrilled, is how far Andrew, Larry, Tristan and Tom
> > progressed with their sharing environment.
> > Andrew is in the process of adopting the ECF Datashare API instead of
> > direct network communication as a first step for integration with ECF.
> > >From what I can tell, one of the challenges with integrating XCDE
> > functionality with ECF and the Eclipse universe will be that according
> > to Andrew they had to hack the source of the editor APIs in order to
> > get to some functionality that was not obtainable in any other way.
> > This also seems to be the source for them needing to "port" XCDE from
> > different eclipse version to version.
> > Given time, I will have a look at the XCDE code and work through an
> > engineering report, that Andrew is digging up somewhere :)
> > Exciting times for ECF shared editing.
> > --
> > Mustafa K. Isik
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