A copy of this work was available on the public web and has been preserved in the Wayback Machine. The capture dates from 2017; you can also visit the original URL.
The file type is
Proceedings of the Fourth European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work ECSCW '95
Systems coordinating distributed collaborative work must manage user data distributed over a network. The strong consistency algorithms which designers have typically borrowed from the distributed systems community are often unsuited to the particular needs of CSCW. Here, I outline an alternative approach based on divergence and synchronisation between parallel streams of activity. From a CSCW perspective, this strategy offers three primary advantages. First, it is scalable, allowing smoothdoi:10.1007/978-94-011-0349-7_14 fatcat:z4gh4towq5gffbnxzmzjqzuycu