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February 14, 2005

Migration to TypePad

Old Internet Mountain Man Chuq Van Rospach is moving his weblogs to Typepad:

Teal Sunglasses: blogquake! (ch-ch-ch-changes....): I've finally decided on what I want to do. Really -- no, honest, this time I'm serious.

I've decided to move the blogs to Typepad.

Part of the reason to upgrade plaidworks and migrate it from in-house to a hosted solution was to stop spending all of my time working on server-level patches (maintenance, upgrades, etc, etc, etc), so I can (hopefully) focus more on content, and perhaps sleeping, or going to the gym, or... having a life. having made the decision to stop running my own server (for the first time since 1995 -- we've had IP in the house for ten years now), I started thinking about it, and outsourcing the blogs to Typepad just seemed to make sense; it's a major part of the system I won't have to maintain, just like I don't have to maintain the OS. So it simplifies my life even more. I spent some time playing with TypePad (30 day free tests are nice!) and decided I liked it.

Question: if Chuq Van Rospach is no longer maintaining his own weblog server, what business do I have maintaining one myself? Should I switch over to Typepad too?

Posted by DeLong at February 14, 2005 05:07 PM