As we announced in August 2010, we are not continuing lively growth of Google Wave as a stand-alone product. Google Wave might be shut down in April 2012. This page details the implication of the flip down process for Google Wave.
Stage 1: Google Wave is read-solely — January 31, 2012
On this stage, you will no longer be capable to create or edit waves. Marking a wave as read will even not be saved.
Robots that strive to write down to a wave will stop functioning.
During this time, you will proceed to be able to export your waves utilizing the present PDF export function. You l nonetheless have the ability to learn existing waves and access the Google Wave client.
If you wish to proceed utilizing Wave, there is an open source undertaking referred to as Walkaround that features an experimental characteristic to import all of your waves from Google.
Stage 2: Google Wave shut down — April 30, 2012
On this stage, all the Google Wave servers shall be shut down and you’ll no longer be capable of get to your waves. Make sure that to export any waves you want to avoid wasting before that time.