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MoinMoin and ZWiki, two Python-related projects, provide collaborative environments for Web communities.
How Ray Ozzie Got His Groove Back
The creator of Lotus Notes launches Groove Networks, a peer-based architecture for creating secure, shared work spaces. Jon Udell, the author of Practical Internet Groupware, interviews Ray on Groove Networks.
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Collaborative Computing with openCOLA
This technical paper explains the nuts and bolts of OpenCOLA's collaborative computing protocol. Included are thorough explanations of its Clerver application software, how XPath is used as a query language and a general description of the structure of OpenCOLA's XML-based data and software objects. [Source: OpenCOLA]
OpenCOLA seeks a new world order, one with OpenCOLA at the center
By Jennifer Lewis. This article provides a brief introduction to the OpenCOLA company's distributed caching protocol and products in development. It also provides an analysis of the overall viability of its business plan. [Source: Red Herring]
Groove delivers on groupware's promise
By Steve Jefferson. Lotus Notes creator Ray Ozzie launches exciting peer-to-peer networking program that may finally revolutionize the way employees work together. Simply called Groove, this new application allows users to share files, create group workspaces, and communicate over the Net to get work done faster. [Source: InfoWorld.com]
Software's Humble Wizard Does It Again
By David Kirkpatrick. "Ray Ozzie invented Notes, the software that inspired IBM to pay $3.5 billion for Lotus. His new program is Groove, and it could be an even bigger deal." This a very detailed four-part feature by Fortune Magazine on Ray Ozzie's Groove Networks' technology and business offerings. [Source: Fortune.com]
The Human Side of Peer to Peer: Where Technology and Conversation Come Together
This white paper from Viant outlines the innovations brought about within Web communities as a result of Peer-to-Peer collaboration and networking technologies. "We argue that Peer-to-Peer (P2P) is not just about technology but also describes a type of human interaction that is characterized by spontaneity, flexibility, immediacy, and directness. This style of interaction is apparent today and will evolve to change business relationships in the future." [Source: Viant]