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StudyNet provides students with access to an online website for everyone of their modules. Each module provides staff with tools to create resources, podcasts, video, discussions, etc. One feature that’s steadily developed is our module ‘wiki’ facility.  This year there’s been a significant number of staff using the facility with large cohorts and this has led to a problem when students edit a page at the same time requiring staff to manually merge the contributions. There appeared to be two solutions. To provide better tools to merge contributions across a number of documents or to lock pages when somebody edited the document. Locking appeared to be the best and easiest solution. It was how to achieve this in a cluster. I’d been considering implementing my own locking system but after a web search it was clear that the ‘document locking’ facility introduced with Domino 6 that I’d discounted because it…

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