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  • 6 Timeline (21) How I got to the current product.
    • 6 1997 (2)
      • Software evaulation (0) Researched whether I could improve project communication by using existing tools. Came up dissatisfied.
      • Schema design (0) Starting drafting database schemas for online discussion systems.
    • 1998-2000 (0) Discussed the topic with friends and collegues, trying to see whether my ideas had any merit.
    • (0) Finally got decent buy-in from someone who likes to organize information and runs complex projects where efficient communication is essential. Was encouraged enough to begin work on a prototype. http://lyon.gayin.net/

    • March 2001 (0) Made significant headway in my R&D effort.
    • 4 August 2001 (10) Completed a functional web-based prototype.
      • 6 Feature set (5)
        • Lists of lists (0)
        • Edit one list at a time (0)
        • Drag and drop (0)
        • Anyone can access it on the web (0)
        • Just one big, shared outline--no content permissions (0)
      • 6 Technology (3)
        • IIS on Windows NT 4.0 (0)
        • IE 5.5 for Windows (0)
        • MDAC client-side database libraries (0)
    • October 2001-present (0) Started doing more product research, looking at what features are available in existing products, and what niches are not yet filled.
    • March 2002 (0) Started a complete product rewrite in ASP.NET.
    • November 2002 (0) Deployed an Alpha version of the product; still rounding out functionality today.
    • October 2010 (0) Working on updated version of the outliner for HTML 5. Nearly universal support for editing outlines in the browser, with the widespread adoption of CONTENTEDITABLE.
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