If you are trying to make it as a comment spammer, it’s best to avoid linking to sites whose logo looks like the word “splog.”
Archive for the 'blogging tech' Category
A checklist for really accepting PGP-signed comments in WordPress without breaking the signature by altering things before saving the comment in the database.
Using OpenID to authenticate that you’re the person who controls a particular URL seems to make sense, right up until that URL asserts that you are the person who did something elsewhere.
Nothing’s ever easy, and that’s never more true than when I pretend to be a programmer.
Meh. It’s a good thing WordPress has “Pages” that make it easy to create a “project page” that I can keep clear of the usual bitching and depression I want to void when I finish with something. Real Comment Throttle for Movable Type 3.2, version 0.2 is out! Get it from the project page!
Oops, I seem to have broken Topix.net.
Lest anyone think I’m not an equal-opportunity ranter, I’ll pull this out of my comments: The default WordPress theme includes vertical bars in the “postmetadata” section, between the category (and the “Edit this” link if you are logged in) and the number of comments, with <strong>|</strong> which, as I said, would seem to be trying […]
A new Movable Type plugin, to undo the integration of what was practically my first hack to MT.
If you fail to write about something because it’s already on a Planet that syndicates your posts, then the Planet is positively harmful to your readers.
If every search engine other than Google indexes the crap splogs that Google hosts and provides advertising for, then Google wins twice, once when their ads are clicked, and again when you give up on using the other spam-filled engines.