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Weblogging and 9/11: Something kind of broken

We look at today’s social media world post-Trump Presidency and we see a highly disconnected and fragmented world. The media proclaims it’s never seen society so polarized, but we’ve always been polarized. The only difference now is who controls the visibility of the fragments. Unlike earlier years, what was fit to print, or fit for […]

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Weblogs: More than Words

Two friends have stopped by to say hi since I turned comments back on. Bill mentions the Radio Userland days,which puts us back in very ancient weblogging territory. So ancient that today’s TikTok kids weren’t even born when we got together in Userland pages. I also used to have a Userland Manila weblog, but those […]

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Wordform: Rewriting metadata lawyer

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. I’ve decided that the current implementation of the metadata layer is unworkable. Too vulnerable, and becoming too cumbersome for developers to work with. Additionally, since it has a significant overhead, and not everyone is interested in it, I’m pulling it out as an integrated component and adding it as a […]

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Wordform: CVS Check In

Recovered from Wayback Machine. In order to help faciliate code walk throughs for those who are willing to help examine the Wordform source code for security and other problems, I’ll be looking at checking this code into SourceForge CVS in the next couple of days. I’ll probably also re-release the source code then–without the metadata […]

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Wordform: First beta release

Recovered from the Wayback Machine. I’ve just uploaded the first beta release of Wordform, under a build I’ve named “Sklodowska-Curie”, after the famous Madame Curie. The sidebar has a link to the download file at SourceForge. I’ve decided to keep Wordform in perpetual beta release, to match current accepted practice as defined by Google and […]