[wp-hackers] [GSoC] Document Management

Stas Sușcov stas at nerd.ro
Thu Mar 31 15:00:33 UTC 2011

În data de Jo, 31-03-2011 la 07:31 -0700, Eric Mann a scris:
> I think this is a fantastic idea, mostly because existing document
> management systems are so lacking in features and control.
> I'm concerned a bit about managing document revisions with the WordPress
> revisioning system.  The first time I read your description, I was guessing
> you meant a user would be able to view some sort of diff between document
> revisions within WordPress itself.  Considering the sheer number of document
> formats in use, it seems almost impossible to have this kind of rich
> functionality (so correct me if you've already got one working).  As I
> thought about it more, I came to think you might just have different
> versions of an attachment hooked to different revisions within WordPress,
> thus keeping a full history of changes.  My concern here is storing the
> files.  A heavily-modified document could have several versions of itself
> with only minor changes living on the server.
> So ... basically I'm asking for more detail about *how* you want to extend
> the revision and attachment functionality to handle attachment revisions.
>  It's an impressive concept, and one I'd like to see more fleshed out.
> Other than that, I think this is a fantastic idea and I look forward to
> seeing a more complete GSoC application from you!

I don't know if you saw this, but github did a great job with their diff

Just to inspire you :)

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