On Thu, Aug 27, 1998 at 02:34:21PM -0500, Jeff Hostetler wrote:
> I have posted my design notes for the new
> Piece Table data structures to represent
> AbiWord documents. This was alluded to in
> an earlier message by Eric.
> This data structure is being seriously considered
> as a replacement for the Gap Buffer and
> associated classes.
> I believe that this is a far superior technique
> than the previous. Besides providing efficient
> editing operations, complete undo, and efficent
> autosave, it just *feels* like a better and
> safer choice. (The fact that MS WORD uses it
> too doesn't hurt....)
> 'tis time to hack,