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Merging changes in XML documents using reliable context fingerprints

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Merging changes in XML documents using reliable context fingerprints
Different dialects of XML have emerged as ubiquitous document exchange formats. For effective collaboration based on such documents, the capability to propagate edit operations performed on a document is indispensable. In order to avoid the transmission of whole documents, deltas are used to describe these edit operations, allowing the construction of a new version of a document. However, patching a document with a delta it was not generated for is error-prone, and any insert or delete operations performed on the document are likely to affect all subsequent paths within that document. In this paper, we present a delta format for XML documents that uses context-aware fingerprints to identify edit operations. This allows our XML patch procedure to find the correct position of an edit operation, even if the document was updated in the meantime. Possible conflicts are detected. Experimental results show the reliability of the presented fingerprinting technique and prove the high quality o...
Sebastian Rönnau, Christian Pauli, Uwe M. Bor
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where DOCENG
Authors Sebastian Rönnau, Christian Pauli, Uwe M. Borghoff
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