Please email Fez with any comments, corrections or new stuff.

E1/E2 Timeline, Cast of Influential characters:

-August 1998: nate launches Everything.com and gets around 1000 pages a day; primarily runoff from Slashdot.org.

-dem bones:
user since: Sun May 2 1999 at 04:59:01

-September 1999 Everything Development Company is formed.

-dannye:
user since: September 1999

-November 11, 1999: nate creates Everything2.

-November 13: nate imports nodes from the original Everything into E2.

-asamoth:
user since: Fri Dec 17 1999 at 09:08:10
last seen: Sun Jun 11 2000 at 04:25:27

-Webster 1913:
user since: Sat Dec 18 1999 at 18:44:54
first writeup: Sat Nov 13 1999 at 9:15:59

-DMan:
user since: Fri Feb 4 2000 at 20:56:38
last seen: Wed Sep 20 2000 at 13:35:35

-Mon Mar 12 2001 at 17:26:40: Butterfinger McFlurry
(Removed April 8, 2009)

-May 2001 Everything Development Company closes.

-April 2002 Everything unofficially goes underground, hiding on unmonitored company bandwidth.

-E2 Update: 4-15-2002

-E2 News - May 27, 2003

-Summer 2003: E2 copyright policy enforcement increases.

-November 2003 Everything servers are mailed back from California to Michigan.

-December 2003 Everything2 is operating at the University of Michigan under a "Research for Bandwidth" agreement

-February 2007 Everything2 servers relocated to Michigan State University

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History of the E2 Voting/Experience system

links from Two Sheds (with thanks):

"Why Everything Is All That" by Steven Johnson on Feed (December 9, 1999, http://web.archive.org/web/20011127012208/http://www.feedmag.com/essay/es275_master.html)

"Everything 2 Hits One Million Nodes" by CmdrTaco on /. (May 29, 2001, http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=01/03/29/2035230)

Note also jwales' comment "Wikipedia Hits 2000 Articles" (http://slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=11371&cid=328903)

"Two Open Source content management packages reviewed" by Brian Aker on Linux.com (August 29, 2002, http://linux.com/articles/24809)

"Building Online Communities" by chromatic on O'Reilly (October 21, 2002, http://oreillynet.com/pub/a/network/2002/10/21/community.html)