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Octopress

I’ve been eyeing Octopress for some time as a nice lightweight blogging platform to replace Wordpress. The zippy static pages are nice when my host is somewhat less than reliable. (Last time I hit the front page on Hacker News, everything broke.) I also like markdown, the simple rsync deploy, the solid, responsive, readable design, and the nerd cred. I might not play World of Warcraft or go to Comic-Con, but I enjoy Doctor Who and I blog with Octopress, so count it.

The transition was significantly aided by exitwp and a couple posts at Bigdinosaur Blog.

That is all.

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