After running for several years with MT, I have changed to using WordPress. The main reason was that it’s one of the precondigured apps offered by my hosting provider, and I was sick to doing MT upgrades.
Everything seems to have come over okay but I apologize in advance for any quirky behaviour.
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I had to disable comments a little while back, due to excessive blog spam (the alternative was to have my ISP kick me off their servers). I’ve now made some changes to MT to do the CAPTCHA filtering earlier – hopefully it’s a bit nicer now. We’ll see.
I’ve moved to a new hosting provider, so if there’s any quirks over the next few days, that’s probably why. I’m also getting around to doing a UI overhaul that I’d been meaning to do for months.
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Apparently, next Monday will be the worst day of the year. Naturally, that’s the day I start at Wotif
Fortunately, the formula is based on such variables as the weather, and thus it is only the worst day in the Northern hemisphere. *phew*.
Some changes to how this blog is set up:
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About two weeks ago, the server company I go through (iwebserv.com.au) had an “incident”… one of the hard disks on the main server died. This caused an extended outage (almost a week), and a total loss of data. For one reason or another, iwebserv have not been able to resurrect the data on the server yet.
Continue reading “Well, I’m back up… shame the server wasn’t.”
That’s the title for my blog, and it’s a philosophy I believe in 100%. Software, like many other areas of life, is not a place to cut corners (at least, certain corners). There are certain expenses you have to be willing to pay if you want a quality product that will stand the test of time; avoiding them simply pushes immediate cost now to bigger nastier costs later.
Continue reading “Software is too expensive too build cheaply.”