Etherpad (this version) has been superseded by Etherpad Lite
Etherpad Lite is a simplier, faster, lighter solution for collaborative editing. Please use that and develop on that as it is the active project. https://github.com/ether/etherpad-lite
EtherPad is a web-based realtime collaborative document editor.
EtherPad currently lives at http://etherpad.org