Call to bloggers.

okay, i get it now. wordpress.com statistics being necessarily generalistic, i failed to understand, back when i had the otherwhirled on wordpress.com, just how many of my visitors were really just spam-whores looking for ways to sell their wares. in fact, as i noted over on Jonestown in the comments the other day, spam-whores still […]

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Be very proud of me.

This was my first time upgrading the blog software, and I was very pleased that all three upgrades went off without a real hitch. In fact, over on perpetual dawnne, the update went so quickly that I had the maintenance mode splash page running for less than two minutes. I’m a bit mystified that there is no longer a wp_categories table, though. Why they moved from a nicely normalized data structure to aggregate counts and complex query conditions baffles me.

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