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Userland is not accepting any free weblog users.
I want to setup my weblog, does anyone know of
any other free weblogs

Monday, April 15, 2002

Monday, April 15, 2002

Personally, I prefer to use a software that runs on my PC, and upload files myself through FTP or let the software do it for me.

- Userland Radio (don't like it, but it's very powerful)
- FogCreek CityDesk
- GreyMatter
- MoveableType
- a bunch of others


Frederic Faure
Monday, April 15, 2002

There are a ton of weblog services and software packages out there. Browse around my page at - I try to maintain a pretty comprehensive list there.

Mike Gunderloy
Monday, April 15, 2002

It's always more fun to roll your own than to use someone else's :-)

Patrick Lioi
Monday, April 15, 2002

i agree with the last poster.  that's what i did.  i used jsp-and it took about two days for arch. and code it.

Razib Khan
Monday, April 15, 2002

CityDesk + free ISP (e.g.,

Monday, April 15, 2002

CityDesk is free upto 50 pages. Radio Userland 7, if you can get hold of it, is free and pretty powerful -- the version they are currently selling was once called Radio 7.1.

Tuesday, April 16, 2002

Speaking of fun rolling your own, I just spent a few hours tinkering with a Perl MSN IM client... the result was the most minimalistic possible weblog system: the instant messenger weblog! Laugh at it here:

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

Frontier 5 is available for download here:

I never really understood it, it seemed so complex esp. compared to CityDesk, but if it works for you... The documentation wasn't particularly good either.

ps - I tried frontier months before I tried CityDesk, so the comparison goes from Frontier to CityDesk not the other way around.

Mark W
Friday, April 19, 2002

>- Userland Radio (don't like it, but it's very powerful)

that about sums up my experience with frontier. Don't you have to pay for Radio? Some sort of hosting charge (you can't use your own web space).

Mark W
Friday, April 19, 2002

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