Text editing and collaboration on the iPhone
April 12, 2010 3:55 PM   Subscribe

Collaborative text editing (or editable wiki) on the iPhone?

I'm looking for something that will allow collaborative text editing on the web and iPhone. Real-time isn't necessary, but isn't ruled out either. A wiki would be fine, too, though I haven't found one that works well on the iPhone.

I also looked at Google Wave, but it's far too slow on the phone.

Etherpad is lovely, but read-only on the iPhone, and that won't be getting fixed any time soon.

Have I missed one?
posted by bonaldi to Computers & Internet (6 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I'm not sure if Evernote is quite what you're looking for but it might do the job.
posted by The Winsome Parker Lewis at 3:57 PM on April 12, 2010

It's just single-user, isn't it? Sorry, should have been clearer: this is for multiple people to collaborate on (mostly plain text) documents with.
posted by bonaldi at 3:59 PM on April 12, 2010

Ah, no, looks like they do have sharing now -- it's just premium-only and a bit clunky. Thanks, though!
posted by bonaldi at 4:07 PM on April 12, 2010

I use Dokuwiki on the iPhone all the time...seems to work OK for my needs, and last I checked there had been some work on an iPhone-ready template.
posted by circular at 8:27 PM on April 12, 2010

Have you considered using Google Docs, rather than Wave?

I don't know if it would meet your needs, but there is a Wiki Server app that runs on the iPhone itself.
posted by James Scott-Brown at 5:09 AM on April 13, 2010

It has a browser. Shouldn't any old regular wiki work fine?
posted by chairface at 9:59 PM on April 13, 2010

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