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en:services:email_collaboration:pad [2019/08/08 11:54]
hholder [CodiMD]
en:services:email_collaboration:pad [2021/02/16 15:44] (current)
tlinnem1 [Differences to Etherpad]
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 ====== GWDG Pad ====== ====== GWDG Pad ======
 GWDG Pad (https://​pad.gwdg.de) is an alternative solution to Etherpad, providing the possibility to collaboratively edit documents in real time. GWDG Pad (https://​pad.gwdg.de) is an alternative solution to Etherpad, providing the possibility to collaboratively edit documents in real time.
-It is based on the tool [[https://github.com/codimd/​server|CodiMD]].+It is based on the tool [[https://hedgedoc.org/|HedgeDoc]].
 GWDG Pad allows users to create so called notes and to share and edit them via a web browser. GWDG Pad allows users to create so called notes and to share and edit them via a web browser.
-The '​MD'​ in the name CodiMD stands for MarkDown - a beginner friendly language for formatting (web) documents. 
 Some importants hints and functionality concerning the use of GWDG Pad are listed on this page.  Some importants hints and functionality concerning the use of GWDG Pad are listed on this page. 
-In case of further questions or issues, don't hesitate to contact us via codimd@gwdg.de or support@gwdg.de.+In case of further questions or issues, don't hesitate to contact us via support@gwdg.de.
  
  
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 ==== Conditions of use ==== ==== Conditions of use ====
-In order to use CodiMD ​you need a web browser with an internet connection.+In order to use GWDG Pad you need a web browser with an internet connection.
 Additionally,​ everyone who wants to create notes needs a user account at the GWDG. Additionally,​ everyone who wants to create notes needs a user account at the GWDG.
 If you want to create a new account to be able to use GWDG Pad, you can register for free via https://​www.gwdg.de/​registration. If you want to create a new account to be able to use GWDG Pad, you can register for free via https://​www.gwdg.de/​registration.
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   * Publishing notes: independently of the permissions,​ one can publish a note and create a new link to a read only preview version   * Publishing notes: independently of the permissions,​ one can publish a note and create a new link to a read only preview version
  
-==== Differences to Etherpad ==== +
-Here is a small comparison between Etherpad and GWDG Pad in case you used Etherpad before: +
-  * GWDG Pad only allows to create new notes (equivalent of pads in Etherpad) with a GWDG user account +
-  * Setting the permissions of notes allows to set read/write access individually for each note +
-  * Support of Markdown for formatting+