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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: collaborative editing tools (Was: svn commit: r293179)
Date Mon, 03 Oct 2005 19:51:32 GMT wrote:
> Quoting David Crossley <>:
>> Ross Gardler wrote:
>>> David Crossley wrote:
>>> >
>>> >We should also explore other tools. I got a bit worried
>>> >that we rushed to a certain software.
>> >A quick Google found me this for example ...
>> >


> I have Inkscape .42 and it is a great little SVG program but as far as I 
> can
> tell, you can't use it to edit the kind of text files we are working 
> with - at
> least I can't open a .xml file in it.  If I'm wrong about that, Inkboard 
> will
> be in .43 which is in hard freeze and due to be released soon.  Again 
> though,
> the demo only showed WYSIWYG editing of SVG files.

Yes, that is the mistake I made. I'm an Inkscape user and didn't realise 
that David had found a reference saying that they planned to add 
collaborative editing. I'm still to check this out.

Inkscape is a cool tool, collaborative editing with it would be killer.

[For those interested, Cocoon is having a similar discussion for use at 
the forthcoming GetTogether]


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