Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Emails, blogs, or wikis - it's just permissions

The only difference between emails, blogs, wikis, and notebooks is permissions.

See the table below, which lists the document type, view permissions, and add permissions.

ViewAddDocument
privateprivatenotebook
privatepublicemail
publicprivateblog
publicpublicwiki

Other than that, they can use exactly the same technology (RSS / Atom), and exactly the same authoring WYSIWYG methods.

Currently, they're all separate tools - I can't see that continuing. We're likely to see integrated online authoring suites to handle all of them together.

1 comment:

stelt said...

Yes please.
And integrated notification for keeping up to date with all of them.