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Google Wave is an open source server-side software platform for real-time collaboration.

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Pros

compatible with any OS and browser - including mobile browsers (as long as it is compatible with the latest HTML5 standard)

5 agree

embedded waves can be used as blogs, discussions, etc... remain fully functional as waves opened from within the wave client

4 agree

open source

4 agree

real time - view what others are saying even as they type them, faster even compared to IM services (can be disabled)

4 agree

easy to expand with extensions

4 agree

play-back feature - allows newly added individuals to catch up in conversations as they evolved naturally

4 agree

built to replace all other methods of communication online

3 agree

built-in automatic spell checker

3 agree

clean design

1 agrees

built-in app store to easily find free and pay-for 3rd party add-ons

1 agrees
  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

drag'n'drop file functionality is not yet supported in HTML5

3 agree

high volume waves place a strain on client-side hardware

3 agree

dead project as of August 2010 due to poor adoption

2 agree
  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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Google Wave is an open source server-side software platform for real-time collaboration and communication between any number of individuals. Utilizing the latest HTML 5 standard, Wave runs in any current compliant browser.

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Erik
10/24/2009 02:36

Does anyone have an invite for me? Send to erik@productwiki.com SVP

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