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I need to make a few lists and such for a trip to India that I need on the web to access from any computer from India. Now, here are my problems.

  • If I do it on paper, I'll lose it by the time I get on the flight.
  • I can't use anything that uses Flash or Silverlight because internet connections in India are slow, and, I doubt I can find a computer with Flash or Silverlight properly installed.
  • I can't use anything that's experimental (otherwise, I would use wrttn which seems really good, but, if they decide to clear their database, that's bad for me)
  • I would not like to use a flash drive, or desktop application.

Any suggestions?

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Are you looking for a desktop application that will sync with the cloud, or a web application? If you are using a web application, this should be posted on webapps. If you do want a web app, respond to this comment and I will migrate it, otherwise, please edit it to make it clear that you want a desktop application. –  nhinkle Apr 19 '11 at 1:52
    
"because internet connections in India are slow, and, I doubt I can find a computer with Flash or Silverlight properly installed" Wow such sweeping generalizations! –  Mayank Apr 19 '11 at 4:09
    
Mayank: better safe than sorry :D –  Dhaivat Pandya Apr 19 '11 at 22:31
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What's wrong with Google Docs?

Alternately, email the lists to yourself with whatever webmail you use.

Third option, most smart phones (and not-so-smart phones) can do this. You may not be taking a phone with you since you may not be able to connect to their cell network, however. I know a lot of Americans have compatibility problems when they go abroad. (Not saying you're American, just that they have problems.)

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never thought of emailing it to my self, thanks a lot :D –  Dhaivat Pandya Apr 19 '11 at 22:32
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I would suggest Simplenote. It is very simple and stable. No need for anything like Flash, either. As far as I can see, it meets all of your requirements.

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I am surprised Evernote has not been suggested yet.

According to Wikipedia

Evernote is a suite of software and services designed for notetaking and archiving available in a paid version or a more restricted, advertising-supported, "free" version. A "note" can be a piece of formattable text, a full webpage or webpage excerpt, a photograph, a voice memo, or a handwritten "ink" note. Notes can also have file attachments. Notes can then be sorted into folders, tagged, annotated, edited, given comments, and searched.

I use evernote for your exact reason. it is easy to capture information and store it for a later time

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Evernote is a good choice. It's web based, and there are also app versions that will sync with your mobile devices. –  Xenoactive Apr 28 '11 at 0:12
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