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Short status updates that may end up elsewhere, too.

Bookmarked https://inessential.com/2020/07/28/untrue. This response to “the App Store …

Bookmarked https://inessential.com/2020/07/28/untrue.

This response to “the App Store does business like a grocery store”—hint: it doesn’t—is just about perfect. (There’s like a dozen different grocery chains and a whole lot of other options, which is the entire point. Also, retail margins are nowhere near 30% minus whatever Apple actually spends.)

So, my (shared) server went down today, and …

So, my (shared) server went down today, and my WordPress database seems to have gotten corrupted. Only reason I know is I’ve secretly got WP_DEBUG_LOG enabled at all times. Kept getting a “Please DISCARD the tablespace before IMPORT” while it was apparently trying to recreate a table that got orphaned. Restored a backup, tried to manually recreate two smallish posts, lost a single webmention. 🤷

Bookmarked https://destroytoday.com/blog/should-i-email-my-posts-too. I’ve been off Twitter for, like, …

Bookmarked https://destroytoday.com/blog/should-i-email-my-posts-too.

I’ve been off Twitter for, like, nine or ten months. And, I really don’t like email “newsletters.” (RSS is wonderful, though, as is HTML—microformatted HTML.)

I’ve been off Twitter for about four months now (!), don’t track analytics for the site, and don’t have comments, so I’m completely blind to how many folks actually follow along[.] Would you “subscribe” to receive the posts in your inbox, or is RSS enough?