Jack Baty

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Friday, June 24, 2022

After my brief existential crisis yesterday, Alex was kind enough to remind me why I do it this way. I feel better now, thanks.

I just logged into my just-in-case WordPress installation running at v8.baty.net and was bombarded by a half-dozen plugin messages begging for attention and feedback and asking that I “Upgrade to Premium!”. Stop it. WordPress can do anything, but I don’t like how it actually does much of it.

If I wanted to create a new blogging tool from scratch, I would probably build something very close to what Drummer is. It’s too bad I don’t feel comfortable investing time in Drummer.

The bad guys keep winning. How are we letting this happen over and over?


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