I’ve accumulated a few static blogs over the years, each starting out, running for a while, and then petering out.
The first version, with Hakyll
The second version, with Jekyll
A good question at this point is, why did I ever bother, and why do I want anything other than this (WordPress) blog?
If you go through the content in the old repos I pointed to above, most of it was sort of “snippets”, notes about this or that, fleeting documentation, little experiments.
This sort of stuff is both too noisy (I feel) in the middle of regular summary updates, and yet something I like to have around. So, meh, I can do some sort of fancy tag-based separation in WordPress, or … I can just dump it all into a different place and never worry about the overlap.
Also, Cryogen, the Clojure-based static site solution I’m using for this, seems cool. So there’s that.
Note: Another good question here is: what should I do about all the previous existing content? There’s actually a ton of markdown-posts in each “version” of the blog(s), so I should eventually migrate all of that over.