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Subject: Re: [oiic-formation-discuss] Deliverable: odf-diff?

2008/6/23  <robert_weir@us.ibm.com>:
> In general, I'm not sure we can detect "sameness" at the markup level.  For
> example, suppose document A defines a rectangle by drawing a polygon from
> upper left to upper right to lower right to lower left.  And application B
> draws it starting from the lower right corner. An application should render
> them identically, but I only know that intuitively, from a  knowledge of
> geometry.  It would require a rather sophisticated application to make the
> same inferences at a markup level.

Hence the request from Sander that it be defined via use cases.


Dave Pawson

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