I’m pretty busy with this and that but making good progress on the
ongoing comments subsystem in between. Writing a
comment submission/display system is easy, but even fairly
modest spam repellent is quite a lot of work; I’ve been convinced that it’s
worth a certain amount of effort to avoid mandatory moderation.
It’s all fairly
straightforward Ruby, no frameworks or databases or anything. The only
downside is that I have to make a few adjustments to the current publishing
engine, which is Perl, and to the client-side stuff, which is of course
I keep putting
: in front of constant strings. And forgetting
parentheses. Especially empty parentheses.
And semicolons. Especially semicolons. Bloody stupid useless