Let’s Collaborate!

Before computers, collaboration used to take a much longer time as hard copies of documents traveled from one collaborator to the next with a host of useful variorum commentary.  The speedy gathering of collaborators’ notes has certainly been facilitated through the use of wikis and Google docs.

variorum

\ vair-ee-awruh m, –ohr– \, adjective;

  1. containing different versions of the text by various editors.
  2. containing many notes and commentaries by a number of scholars or critics.

noun;

      1. a variorum edition or text.

Source: http://www.dictionary.com; and The Highly Selective Dictionary for the Extraordinarily Literate by Eugene Ehrlich.

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