I like it, show me the repo so I can tinker.
Check out ep_author_neat, a plugin that allows you to have the author information on the left hand side of the page where the line numbers are. Cool huh! :) Install it by hitting up your plugins page!
Includes various bugfixes n stuff, see the changelog :) PS this is our last release using non-semantic versioning. Next release will be 1.3 (once we hit the milestones). Download from http://etherpad.org
Sometimes, when you really care about disk space, or when your pad contents are extremely confidential or private, you might want to simply delete your whole pad, since people could still access your sensible content via the timeslider. And if there’s a need, there’s also a plugin. ep_push2delete allows you to press one simple button …