Date: Mon Dec 15 2003 - 16:06:01 EST
> At 8:04 AM +0000 12/15/03, tomasfrydrych_at_yahoo.co.uk wrote:
>>What I will do is to increase the version number (the id attribute of the
>>last version record) for each save, but will only keep one version
>>record for the entire ope/save session (so there will be gaps between
>>the version id's in the table). This will prevent the size of the history
>>record getting out of hand.
> Why does it matter if the "history record gets out of hand"??
> If the user keeps making changes, they may want to review each
> change, when they made it, whether to keep it, etc.
> Back in 1990, I designed a WP with integrated versioning.
> very much like what you are implementing right now. What users liked
> about the system was that they could, at any time, "roll back" to a
> specific part. As long as the UI/UE for such a feature is easy to
> understand and use - the backend can/should be very powerful.
Yes. I fully agree with LDR here. I don't think it matters if the
versioning history is huge. Having the ability to roll-back to a previous
version of the document is a nice feature. Everyone loves "undo" :-)
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