A couple people have asked about my thoughts on the Six Apart redesign — I think it’s fantastic, they did a really excellent job. A great example of a modern and attractive website using semantic HTML. It reminds me I should take a look at sIFR again.
With all the fuss and bother over TypeKey, you’d think it was the end of the world. It’s being called the Patriot Act of Weblogging because it’s an over-the-top reaction to a problem. People are saying they’ll never comment on blogs that require TypeKey. I haven’t seen this much commotion over vaporware since… MT 3. […]
Movable Type is a product; LiveJournal is a community.
I’m a little late to this, but the word is that Six Apart is buying LiveJournal. Congrats to the 6A and LJ teams! Big news, however you cut it. However, the question is: what exactly are they buying? LiveJournal has about 5.6 million accounts, but only about 2.4 million of these are active. That’s still […]
“Movable Type and WordPress are not competitors, but instead two complementary forces in the same movement: That of enabling and exponentially growing the personal publishing phenomenon.” — Jay Allen’s excellent comment.
Six Apart finds a pot full of VC Dollars. Good for them.
Adam Kalsey writes Six Apart Musings. He won’t be porting his plugins to PHP. He has looked at WordPress, but if he moves to anything it’ll be more a full CMS. Adam is someone I’ll need to remember to mail when 1.3 is out. I like the Big Titles on his permalink pages. Hat tip: […]
Blogging grows up, not as interesting as it could have been, but a good overview of Six Apart. When I talked to Farhod about two weeks ago I estimated around 15k WordPress blogs. Today the WP blog crawler has over 18,000 in its database. Six months ago the list was small enough to list every […]
MT 3 plugin winners announced. Congrats to Jay and the other winners! Now all they need is a plugin that corrects non-utf-8 characters. (Validate that page. It’s a very tricky problem in any language.)
Photos from SFMOMA, Six Apart, dinner, Bubble Lounge, including this gem with Mena and Ben.
Announcing Pricing & Licensing Changes to Movable Type, looks like they’ve hit a good balance.
Six Apart announces more changes to Movable Type license. That sounds like a good model for WordPress.
Anil on Movable Type pricing and Six Apart. It’s refreshing and touching to see such honest, heart-felt communication.