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Re: [zzdev] Re: [zzdev] Re: [zzdev] Re: [zzdev] Re: [zzdev] Re: [zzdev] Re: [zzdev] Notes on accessing past versions

On Fri, Mar 02, 2001 at 08:59:54AM +0200, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> On 20010301T165336+0100, Benjamin Fallenstein wrote:
> > One catch: Cell c is a normal cell, cell v is from an old version.
> > Suppose you do:
> > 
> > c.connect("d.1", v)
> > 
> > After that, wouldn't c.s("d.1") give v, but v.s("d.1", -1) not? That
> > violates the ZigZag principle, which is a bad idea.
> I fixed this one.  But I don't know if you like my methods :-)
> I now treat the old connections as overridable: newer connections override
> older connections.  This also fixes the cross-version connection problem.

Hmm... one of the things to think about cross-version connections is
transcluding an earlier version or a part of it into the current space. This
should be doable with little cost (ideally).