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GBM tomorrow

Tomorrow is our first ever Gahmen Blogger’s Meetup. I hope I’ve contacted everyone who signed up. If not, drop me a line. (Ever since my Contact form has been publicised, I’ve been inundated with spam from it, so I’m not going to link directly to it here.) The make-up of the group sounds promising and …

Comment spam galore

I’ve received over 725 comment spams in the past couple of hours. It’s plain annoying. Instead of flooding our websites and mailboxes with unwanted messages, why don’t they try something a little more innovative – like actually making their products and services interesting enough to stand on their own merit? Fortunately, MT-Blacklist caught them all. …

New licensing scheme for MT

After looking at Six Apart’s new licensing scheme for Movable Type, I don’t think we have much to complain about any more. No recurring licensing fees. Create as many blogs as you want. Direct support from Sixapart. Naturally, those who have always wanted good things for free, can turn to alternative services and software. However, …

To upgrade or not?

To those who are curious about upgrading to MT3.0, don’t do it yet. That’s what I think, at least. Apart from optional comment registration through Typekey and a tweaked up, more accessible user interface, there really aren’t any significant changes. Well actually the main thing that’s changed is the platform, but to me (and other …