SubEthaEdit is amazing.  It uses the Rendezvous protocol (which I think 
is just ZeroConf) to automatically connect over the network.
Pretty simple using that.

-Shalev


On Feb 21, 2005, at 2:24 PM, Christian Neukirchen wrote:

> Hal Fulton <hal9000 / hypermetrics.com> writes:
>
>> Curt Hibbs wrote:
>>> One more suggestion: you could make a FreeRIDE plugin out of 
>>> jabber4r, and
>>> then use the jabber4r comm link both for chat-style messages and for
>>> synchronized edited.
>>
>> That seems like an interesting idea, though I don't know the first 
>> thing
>> about Jabber.
>>
>> To clarify lest anyone misunderstand: When I said pair-programming 
>> features
>> for FreeRIDE, I meant of course *remote* pair programming.
>>
>> The idea has always interested me, but I have always felt daunted by 
>> the
>> prospect of implementing it. I wouldn't attempt it alone, as I recall 
>> how
>> many hours it took me just to get that little chess server to work. 
>> But
>> hopefully Jabber hides most of the networking details, leaving FXRuby 
>> and
>> Scintilla as the biggest hurdles.
>
> If you have access to a Mac, I'd recommend to try SubEthaEdit, where
> multiple people can edit the same document too.
>
> I've spend some time thinking about how to write something about that,
> but making it usable even on high latency connections and handling
> eventual conflicts seems rather hard to me.
>
>> Hal
> -- 
> Christian Neukirchen  <chneukirchen / gmail.com>  http://chneukirchen.org
>