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Etherpad un-drowned

The intensity of yesterday’s negative feedback over the closing-down of Etherpad (see also previous Tulgey Wood post) seems to have triggered a change in Google’s attitude:
1. The creation of new pads has been made possible again.
2. There are plans to open source the Etherpad site.

This information comes from Etherpad itself, and of course from various [...]

Wave Drowns Pad

Google realized that people who had other places for online cooperation than GoogleWave might be reluctant to leave those places and use GoogleWave instead. So … what do you do if you’re Google? You buy your rival’s business and close it down.
At least that’s what Google just did with Etherpad, a very easy to use [...]