Monday, February 05, 2007

The great migration

Well, that took a while. 5390 posts, plus tens of thousands of comments is enough to make even Google's mighty servers need some time to digest it all. But now it looks like No Right Turn has finally migrated to the new blogger platform.

Over the next few days I'll redo the layout and replace that slow "recent comments" hack with a shiny new RSS feed. Maybe I'll do some labels too. But I'm a bit busy at the moment with other projects, so please bear with me if I take a while to get around to it.


Good for you!
The hack will be easy to replace, but I've found that the feed-based one isn't necessarily that speedy at picking up new comments, which is a bit of a pain. No doubt it will improve over time.

Posted by Span : 2/05/2007 03:32:00 PM

makes it a lot easier for some of us to post comments.
well done, and I am looking forward to a quicker load (although I use Adblock Plus to block a lot of the slow elements such as the Iraqi Body Count).

Posted by G7 : 2/05/2007 04:05:00 PM

Can we have the recent comments back soon - they're among the things I look at first.

Posted by Graeme Edgeler : 2/05/2007 06:30:00 PM

Unfortunately the RSS feed comments are not acceptable, but I've found some replacement javaScript, which whould run much faster than the old one.

Posted by Idiot/Savant : 2/05/2007 08:38:00 PM

Ungh. It'll do, but barely. I still need to install the recent posts hack (as the archive list will get far too big over the course of a month), and do a lot of tidying up. if anyone knows how I can get my columns and header to stay all aligned and the proper heights and widths I'd be very pleased.

Eventually I'll do labels and replace the "themes" page with a label list (or maybe just a short excerpt). But for the moment, it'll do.

Posted by Idiot/Savant : 2/06/2007 03:09:00 AM

Here's just to see if I can comment again.

If it works, well, sorry in advance.

Posted by tussock : 2/07/2007 12:22:00 AM

Tussock: Yes, it works - but it may take a while for the comment to show up in the recent list, due to the way Blogger's feeds work.

Posted by Idiot/Savant : 2/07/2007 07:40:00 AM

Ugh! Having just seen the new template under IE, I think I'll be trying to make some changes...

Posted by Idiot/Savant : 2/07/2007 01:36:00 PM