Realtime Cloud Collaborative

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Realtime cloud collaboration is a powerful and scalable method of open source product development. A large team can work on development collaboratively. This is contrasted with proprietary development, where typically a closed process and developer hierarchy enforces single developers working in a linear fashion, with one task after another instead of in parallel.

If the nature of the task is understood, the cloud collaborative process can be scaled infinitely - limited only by the number of participants and the capacity of software algorithms and bandwidth. Proper design allows only diffs to be sent to and from a server, such that the process is highly scalable. Current algorithms in Google Docs and Collaborative Office should be examined and improved upon to create software that works for OSE.

SME Request

We are looking for SMEs who understand the rendering/sending/updating algorithms behind cloud collaborative diagramming software (such as Google Docs)