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Moving kylewm.com to Known #indieweb

Anybody who’s been watching my GitHub activity for the last couple of weeks (i.e. Ryan Barrett) will probably not be surprised by this, but I’ve migrated my website to Known! I spun the parts of my homegrown software (Red Wind) that I was happiest with into separate libraries and services (mf2util, flask-micropub, brevity, silo.pub, and Woodwind), but haven’t had the energy for polishing or adding new features in ages. Contributing bits and pieces to Known has been exactly the opposite — it’s way more fun collaborating with a group and knowing that my changes might be used by lots of people.

Honestly, I’m a little worried indieweb folks will be disappointed in me. Red Wind is not a great product nor a beautiful piece of software, but it is a fully independent implementation of some of the indieweb protocols, and it is a bummer to lose that bit of diversity. And plus now I have to go update a million references on the wiki :(

But that said, I’m happy with the decision and only wish I had done it sooner. I really enjoy using Known and writing code for it, and I think there’s a lot I can bring to its development community.