System and method for using a global translator to synchronize workspace elements across a network

  • US 6,023,708 A
  • Filed: 05/29/1997
  • Issued: 02/08/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/29/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A system, comprising:

  • a first store for storing a first workspace element in a first format;

    a second store for storing a second workspace element which is an independently modifiable copy of the first workspace element in a second format;

    a communications channel coupling the first store to the second store;

    synchronization means for synchronizing the first workspace element and the second workspace element; and

    a translator for translating between the first format and the second format.

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