Using something better than Gobby for session notes at UDS

Neal McBurnett neal at
Thu Mar 24 19:21:16 UTC 2011

Here is what I shared a few times during my last UDS:

Hugely frustrating to pick a "unique" color when there are lots of users

Throws away old document windows when you reconnect, which I've had to do once or twice a day

Can't search for a document by content.

I'd also like to see a better or more widely used markup language and
data format, suitable for converting to wiki pages, web pages and the

Neal McBurnett       

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 11:53:45AM -0700, Brad Figg wrote:
> On 03/24/2011 11:49 AM, Philipp Kern wrote:
> >On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 11:09:45AM -0700, Brad Figg wrote:
> >>It is my understanding that the current plan is to usd Gobby
> >>for session note taking at the next UDS. Please say it isn't
> >>so.
> >
> >Elaborate critique.  Or rather: Care to elaborate?  Did you file bugs?
> >
> >Kind regards
> >Philipp Kern
> >
> The server crashes constantly. I'm not sure it is the load or something
> else but it is very frustrating (as you can imaging) to have a room
> full of people in it, adding notes and having it just go away.
> I filed no bugs against it. I don't know if anyone else did.
> Brad
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