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Stephanie writes about her collaborative note taking effort using SubEthaEdit and a wiki. We always talk about doing this, but I think this is the first successful case I've seen. Very cool.

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Comment from Kevin Marks on July 12, 2004 10:30 AM

I've seen quite a few successful ones before. The first one was at eTech in April 2003:

Comment from Chris on July 12, 2004 04:16 PM

MS OneNote SP1 can do this as well. From

Breakthrough experiences, like real-time note sharing. If you're the only person you know who has OneNote, then this is not of much use to you, but if you work with others, such as in a team, it is very powerful. We do our status meetings using this. One of us invites the others to a shared session, then everyone joins and adds their status to the status page - all at the same time. It is freaky to watch, since the whole page is filled in after about 2 min, with text and diagrams appearing all over the place. Then the whole meeting is way faster because you can read the status and not wait for each person to say all of it. Once I had to be at home and had to miss the meeting, and decided to join a shared session that was going on at work. I could see everything everyone else could see who was actually in the room, and could even add comments and ask questions silently by typing them into the shared note surface. Wow - try doing that over just the phone.

Comment from LionKimbro on July 12, 2004 06:47 PM

Nah- that wasn't the first.

I mean, we had our cheesy SubPathetaEdit (the url above) doing just this.

Cheesy and low tech, of course. But it's basically the same thing.

That said, it's really exciting to see the progress being made!

We continue towards the free software, universally available SubEthaEdit replacement.

There will be a "live edit" sphere to the future web. Hell, live everything sphere.

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