The Lumber Room

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The trouble with the b-word

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Just now, I wanted to look for something that I had seen recently — a couple of months ago — and it took me a great deal of searching on Google to find this. This is exactly the kind of thing I’m trying to avoid by using this WordPress thing, so I wondered what went wrong.

WordPress.com is actually a “blogging” platform, and is not really intended for the kind of use I’m putting it to — as a bookmark manager where I can add annotations. This shouldn’t affect me, but I think it somehow did. I didn’t record that link I saw because I felt having only that link would somehow be unworthy of a “blog post”. This is stupid, as no one reads this “blog” anyway (except the 50 or so people who come here everyday through Google searches), so there is no need for me to care about polluting the “blogosphere” (ugh) with garbage. I’m going to stop doing so. There is also the “private posts” feature to make better use of…

Written by S

Sat, 2007-01-20 at 18:52:38

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