[open-science] A new collaborative editor for open science

Richard Smith-Unna rds45 at cam.ac.uk
Sat Feb 11 06:07:21 UTC 2017

To my mind Authorea is a tool for open science, whilst not necessarily
being open itself. In the same way that github is a tool for open source.
Authorea allows authors to collaborate openly and publish the resulting
work openly. The must be a place for such services in a healthy open


On Fri, 10 Feb 2017, 23:25 Puneet Kishor, <punk.kish at gmail.com> wrote:

> > On Feb 10, 2017, at 8:51 PM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> >
> > Authorea may be a useful collaborative tool and some of its
> practitioners may post OD-compliant material but this by itself does not
> guarantee Open Science by the Open Definitions.
> Indeed, very true.
> Nevertheless, Authorea may be a useful collaborative tool for some
> practitioners of open science. I hope Authorea folks are successful and
> make money so they not just survive but become better and continue to make
> it easy for such practitioners to practice open science.
> --
> Puneet Kishor
> Just Another Creative Commoner
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