Even Yet Another WebLog
13 Apr, 2003
So, I'm messing around trying to craft a weblog CGI-script using Ruby. I've been very much influenced by blosxom, and by Dave Thomas's work on RubLog ... but I needed a good excuse to play with Ruby, so have started to hack together my own.
Basic features I'm after include:
- Wiki-esque markup
- Easy hyperlinking
- A simple, file-based data-store
- Easy navigation
But rather perversely, I'm not prepared to trust file mtimes to specify posting dates. Instead, I'm going to pull meta-information from the file "header". Sample input looks something like this:
Subject: entry title Date: 13 Apr 2003, 11pm Here's the content ...