Userland is not accepting any free weblog users.
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.
There are a ton of weblog services and software packages out there. Browse around my page at http://www.larkfarm.com/wlm/roll_your_own.htm - I try to maintain a pretty comprehensive list there.
It's always more fun to roll your own than to use someone else's :-)
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.
CityDesk + free ISP (e.g., Hypermart.net).
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.
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:
Frontier 5 is available for download here:
>- Userland Radio (don't like it, but it's very powerful)
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