Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur
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*Good* groupware?

As most of you have probably seen, I'm going to be running a heraldic-education project over the next year. (If you haven't been on any of those lists and are interested, ping me and I'll give you the details.) For this purpose, I need some sort of fairly conventional, non-technically-oriented groupware -- something that has mailing lists and discussions, allows file upload, and that sort of thing. Yahoo Groups is the usual lowest common denominator for this, but I've never really loved it, so I'm curious what else is out there.

So: do you know of good online groupware (cheap or free) that you would recommend? I'm not interested in the 95 terrible systems that undoubtedly exist -- I'm looking for recommendations of systems that in your experience don't suck, or at least are better than Yahoo...
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