I know that Findings is unfortunately no longer developed and maintained, but I just wanted to voice again how great it is (used to be) in comparison to other ELN: given the lack of maintenance and bugs I switched to Benchling, but the UX is so much better in Findings, it’s really remarkable for such a small company.
If the following could be implemented I’m sure there would be a lot of interest and I for one would be more than happy to pay for a subscription or Agenda-style model if the business model is otherwise not viable:
- true collaboration; I know that this is likely very hard to implement well, but very important
- markdown based: I feel changing all syntax over to markdown, ideally with automatic hiding of markup as implemented in the recent beta version of Bear would be awesome; this would also allowing for easy export to markdown/word etc.
- as a lower priority, but some sort of inventory system would be very convenient
Would it ever be a consideration to open source Findings?