After eight years with
— and nearly ten years, all
told — I’ve moved my site (and its podcast) away from
Textpattern. I promised
myself I’d do this in 2014.
Missed by an hour; still pretty happy.
Ikiwiki, the CMS I moved to, reflects my
preferences for writing in
vim, checking my thoughts into
and storing and serving static content as simply as possible. That’s
probably not what most folks secretly wish for. But if you do, and
you’d use a static site generator
if only there were a sufficiently flexible one, investigate ikiwiki.
And if you know you’re going to want to hack on whatever system you
choose, take a look at how I improved ikiwiki’s
My goal in doing that work was to be just barely as good as
— which is to say very good. Thanks to Textpattern and
I was able to share a decade of significant moments as honestly and
directly as I knew how. Now that my memories and creations are
preserved more reliably, and I can publish my writing and music
more easily, I feel a whole new level of safety and comfort about
sharing the significant moments to come. I look forward to continuing
to share them with you.
To a wonderful 2015!