Since Writely, being able to edit documents with others has gone from some fancy new technology to being the standard in most web applications. It was “the thing” to work on a document with three others at the same time, and still is. But the trend seems to stick with web editors.
Gobby answers the call for a desktop editor. You can open the client and share any document in a real-time editor with anyone on your local network or the Internet. Edits are highlighted, so everyone can see who edited what.