Google Pages gives you the ability to create simple web pages through a simple online web editor but it is missing so much as to be pre-pre-alpha (although, in Fairness to Google they do say it is a Beta (isn’t everything these days?).
Other things missing are:
- RSS Feeds for changes to web pages (as Dave Winer noted)
- Web Standards compliance – although the sites output are xhtml strict, <a href="http://validator.w3.org/check?verbose=1
I se ResourceShelf is reporting that the Google page site are not accepting any more registrants for the moment. Demand has exceeded their expectations once more seemingly (remember Google Analytics signup debacle anyone?) – attempted new logins now get the message:
Oops…Thank you for your interest in Google Page Creator! Google Page Creator has experienced extremely strong demand, and, as a result, we have temporarily limited the number of new signups as we increase capacity. In the meantime, please submit your email address and we will notify you as soon as we are ready to add new. Thank you for your patience.