October 7, 2004

Movin’ on up

Big all around upgrade tonight. With a six pack of Bud, needle nose pilers and a screwdriver, I’m happy to say everything went smoothly.

Hardware upgrades to this old Sawtooth:

Studio2f changes:

  • Upgraded to Moveable Type 3.1
  • Trackbacks are now inline with comments on the entry pages. As I see it a trackback is a comment, it’s just not local. Trackbacks are shaded with pattern to set them apart from comments.
  • Comments can now be formated with Markdown. (here’s the syntax, Marty. Now you can leave ‘pretty’ comments)
  • Monthly archives are back
  • Blacklist updated to the new MT3 version. Comment spam has been getting out of hand lately.

Still to do:

  • TypeKey logins for commenting is börked. I can’t figure out what the problem is. Non- TypeKey comments work fine. Possibly because I don’t have Crypt::DSA compiled? I’m not sure. I need to do some research on TypeKey and yes… I have a token
  • I’ve switched from Textile to Markdown. There’s a lot of old posts with Textile formatting that are a little screwy. I’ll slowly get around to updating them.
  • I still have to add templates for comment previews, search results and comment errors. Until i get around to it— it’s not pretty.
  • Miscellaneous (minor) CSS and structure problems. There may be formatting glitch on Opera.
  • Stylesheets need tweaking to handle all the Markdown formatting options
  • More feeds

Guaranteed there’s a bug here and there. If something doesn’t work as it should, let me know.


3 Comments

What do you know! TypeKey sign ins are working now. Shazam.

testing 1, 2, 3

My refrigerator isn't working the way it should.

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