Spool

Quick-idea journal for Spool

Ideas are listed in generally-reverse-chronological order, meaning that as I add new ideas to this page they will show up at the top. However if you want to start at the beginning, press the button below.

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#2: Layering

The basic concept is layering. If you imagine the text being like paint, newly written text is “wet” and can still be changed and modified… but when it dries then you can only paint over it. That is the essence of the layering. All changes to the text simply layer on top of what came before.

#1: Text editor without a keyboard

The concept grew out of this tweet I put out a while back around “What would a text editor without a keyboard look like?” — the versioning and exploration that came out of this I found would be incredibly useful in all text editors.