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Merging Collection Data Structures in a Content Management System

  • Axel Wienberg
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2649)

Abstract

Motivated by our work on object-oriented Content Management, this paper proposes an extensible formal framework for delta and merging strategies, each applicable to a specific type of content under specific constraints. By exploiting type-specific constraints, adequate deltas can be computed even without detailed operation logs. The framework thereby allows the use of unmodified third-party editing applications. We present initial experience with conflict detection and content merging algorithms for a number of link collection types, namely sets, lists, maps, and maps without duplicates.

Keywords

Resolution Option Computer Support Cooperative Work Content Object Content Management System Content Schema 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Axel Wienberg
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  1. 1.CoreMedia AGHamburgGermany

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