[Pmwiki-users] History flow: visualizing a wiki graphically
Thu Apr 8 10:09:43 CDT 2004
For those who haven't seen this yet, here's an interesting report from the
IBM Collaborative User Experience Research Group:
> history flow
> visualizing dynamic, evolving documents and??
> the interactions of multiple collaborating authors:
> a preliminary report.
> Most documents are the product of continual evolution. An essay may undergo
> dozens of revisions; source code for a computer program may undergo
> thousands. And as online collaboration becomes increasingly common, we see
> more and more ever-evolving group-authored texts. This site is a preliminary
> report on a simple visual technique, history flow, that provides a clear view
> of complex records of contributions and collaboration.
> history flow provides answers at a glance to questions like, Has a community
> contributed to the text or has it been mostly written by a single author? How
> much has a particular contributor influenced the current version of the
> document? Is the text's evolution marked by spurts of intense revision
> activity or does it reflect a smooth transition from its beginning to the
I wonder what the PmWiki site would look like...
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