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Subject: Re: [office] dynamic updates

Hi Rich,

Where are you seeing dynamic updates?  My impression was that the updates were all from the application pulling data from the server.  I don't remember seeing anything in ODF where the document could register for change notifications from the database and thereby get asynchronous updates.


Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com> wrote on 06/02/2008 07:10:39 PM:

> The ODF Accessibility SC would like to know if the ODF TC has
> considered allowing the author to specify how the office application
> should respond to dynamic updates resulting to database connections
> in the document to back end servers:
> For example:

> Will some updates require an alert to the user?
> should the update scroll to view?
> Do you want to include meta data for the above to assist the office
> application in determining rendering of the changed data?

> These are issues we addressed when addressed in the accessibility of
> rich internet applications when adding live region support to WAI-ARIA.
> Rich
> Rich Schwerdtfeger
> Distinguished Engineer, SWG Accessibility Architect/Strategist
> Chair, IBM Accessibility Architecture Review Board
> blog:

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