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Microversioning in Google Docs

"How I Reverse Engineered Google Docs To Play Back Any Documentâs


"If youâve ever typed anything into a Google Doc, you can now play it
back as if it were a movie â like traveling through time to look over
your own shoulder as you write.

This is possible because every document written in Google Docs since
about May 2010 has a revision history that tracks every change, by every
user, with timestamps accurate to the microsecond; these histories are
available to anyone with âEditâ permissions; and I have written a piece
of software that can find, decode, and rebuild the history for any given

mailto:xanni@xxxxxxxxxx                   Andrew Pam
http://www.xanadu.com.au/                 Chief Scientist, Xanadu
http://www.glasswings.com.au/             Partner, Glass Wings
http://www.sericyb.com.au/                Manager, Serious Cybernetics