I’ve set up an email to blog interface as part of my ongoing investigation into making the day-to-day use of computers easier for normal people. That having been said, no-one other than me (than I?) can use it.
The guts of the new system is XML-RPC, something I’d never bothered learning until now; I can now see why it’s useful.
The interesting part of this is: it it easier use your email editor, which has evolved in response to the ergonomic needs of thousands or millions of users, to edit the text for a webpage, than it is to use the mini editor inside your web-browser. So too the Content Management Systems of blog software … these tend to be better than the CMSes for general websites, to the point where people are trying to adapt them for general use.
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