Collaborative documents


You know I love the cloud, no matter what some people say and so Im always interested in new sites and web based apps.

While on IT conversations recently I became aware of EtherPad and to be honest I initially “thought why bother, its already been done”

Whenever I think about collaborative documents I have to admit I think about it in the Google Docs paradigm. I use Google docs whenever I need to work on a document with somone else but then I watched their screencast – when they say multiple people working on a docuemnt at the same time, they mean at the same time :-)

At the moment it seems to be limited to only text documents, so no spreadsheets or presentations; and I have no idea if they even plan that but I have to say its an impressive piece of work for sure.

Why not check it out at


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