I'm catching up on my feeds following a 2-week vacation, and I keep hearing about this “Google Wave” thing. So finally I watched the video. And because I've been looking for a reason to try out the timer feature of org-mode, I made some timed notes to go along with the video.
HTML5 app… will forget you're looking at a pure
Lars and Jens Rasmussen, behind Google Maps
Stephanie Hannon, project manager
email invented >40 years ago, before internet itself
what might email look like if it was invented today?
email systems collate related messages into
wave starts w/conversation = lightweight tree structure
of messages, and users participating.
conversation object = shared object, hosted on a server
built with Google Web Toolkit and HTML5
spelling auto-correction, like on iphone
reply to part of message by splitting it
Shiny.. firefly reference.
Character-by-character echo during IM.. speeds up
adding new participants.. avoid the "cat and mouse"
where ppl reply to early one without all participants.
playback to see messages in order
GWT pronounced "gwit"
Private reply possible within the wave.
Any subtree can restrict access to subset of