Mena's Corner

It's About Time

05.13.2004

Commitment to a Free Version, while getting our pricing right

As I hope you already know, today we launched the Movable Type 3.0 Developer Edition, what you may not know is that with this release we are also making major improvements in our licensing and support policies.

Over the past couple years, since our first release of Movable Type, we've tried to balance offering a product for free while being able to continue to innovate and develop. When our user base was in the hundreds and our users tended to be of the developer or designer breed and required less support, it was quite easy to release new versions at a fairly quick pace. As our user base grew and the tool became even more popular, it has become difficult to develop and offer support while relying on voluntarily donations.

That's not to say we aren't completely appreciative of those who donated. Every one of you has made it possible for Six Apart to exist today.

Ben and I are incredibly proud to see that Movable Type, the product that we first developed in our spare bedroom, has now enabled us to become a company that not only allows good people to have jobs that they (hopefully) enjoy but also a company that remembers those who got us here. Even better is that now we can say that so many of our staff were not only first and foremost Movable Type users but also people who volunteered for so long.

Before we were "Six Apart, the corporation" and were just "Ben and Mena," we were torn about our licensing structure. While we had no qualms about offering Movable Type for free, we knew that sooner or later our work was going to be exploited.

In preventing web hosts from offering Movable Type for a fee, we had to put a pretty strict blanket clause on our licenses to cover all cases when compensation was earned. Buying a commercial license to perform services was a bit backwards, but at the time, it was the only way we felt we could control the situation.

The problem with this was that it also stifled those who wanted to legitimately integrate Movable Type into their core service offerings. These were developers, designers and companies that loved Movable Type and felt that it was a good tool to provide to their clients.

With 3.0 we have revised our licenses and pricing structure to address this issue. We feel that with this new release we have created licensing that allows and encourages the development of software and services paid or free. We will be offering a variety of licensing options for small to large sized business, educational institutions and we are also beginning to sign-up qualified companies who are interested in hosting Movable Type (we'll be announcing a few partnerships very soon).

And for the many large institutions and businesses who want to use Movable Type, we finally have a coherent licensing structure that benefits both the end user and Six Apart.

Yes, there will be a free version of Movable Type 3.0.

With the new licenses going in effect today we will continue our tradition of offering a fully functional free version, there will also be a large variety of paid licenses that come with the structured support that we never felt that we could give our donors enough of. We're bringing in a help ticket system for paid licensees as well a company maintained knowledge base.

Additionally, as promised, donors who have ever contributed $20 or more to Movable Type will be able to apply their full donation to this version. For many who donated, the difference after applying their donation will be a nominal fee.

You'll see from the pricing chart that the cost of offered licenses vary based on the number of authors and weblogs people plan to have. Based on surveys and user feedback, we are fairly comfortable these licenses will meet the needs of over 85% percent of our current users

We're big on honor at Six Apart. We haven't built in any nagware for license violations or phone home mechanisms. We trust our users' good judgment and intentions. We intend to use our good judgment in being flexible about enforcing these limits.

Commitment to reinvesting in Movable Type

Offering a paid version means we can devote a team at Six Apart solely to Movable Type. It means that we can continue to innovate, continue to put out great releases and continue to pour resources into Movable Type.

Throughout all of this, though, we're not forgetting the users who have brought Movable Type this far. You don't need to be a developer to download our new release — there's that trust thing again — Movable Type 3.0 Developer Edition offers more than just an extensible architecture, it offers great comment management, moderation, and registration tools - we believe this are incredibly flexible and well thought-out and some users just won't want to wait.

We would recommend that, if you're not the type of person who likes to tinker with Movable Type or would require a installation, you hold off until the general release. We won't be providing installation services for 3.0 (we'll still install 2.661) during this period to reinforce that this is a period for diehard Movable Type users.

One final thing. You'll notice that we're no longer describing Movable Type as a "Personal Publishing System" -- we now call it a "Publishing Platform." While "personal" remains a major component to weblogging, the medium continues to evolve and so must the tools. We feel that offering Movable Type as a platform will embrace the new uses of weblogs that we have yet to imagine.

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» Movable Type 3 from blog.com.mx
Con el lanzamiento de la nueva versi�n de MT3, por cierto, una de las herrameintas m�s populares par gestionar... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 12:18 PM

» Movable Type from NEOFLUX | Propaganda You Can Trust
Did Six Apart bother to find out the avg # of authors and weblogs per installation before setting this pricing structure? [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 12:18 PM

» Inside Blogging from Across the Atlantic
In the same week that Blogger gets new features (like comments!) and gives free users all the goodies that people used to have to pay for, Six Apart announces that MT 3.0 will only be free for a single user... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 12:23 PM

» MovableType 3D licenses are based on the honor system. from Stupid Evil Bastard
At least one blogger out there has pointed out that at the end of Mena's explanation of the new licenses for MT she provides us with a "wink and a nod" that suggests there's nothing stopping us from violating the license agreement. We're big on honor a... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 12:24 PM

» Changes to Movable Type from B r o k e n D r e a m s
I am so unhappy with Movable Type right now. God. With the release of the 3.0, they have changed their... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 12:26 PM

» MT 3.0, Evil Six Apart. from ����� �...
Movable Type 3.0 Developer Edition �����. ������� �� ���� �… ���������� ������, �������, �����. ������������ 1 ������� � ����� �������. ����� ����� �������� �� ����� ������ — ��� ���� ������.... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 12:29 PM

» Movable Type 3.0 from Mercredi
Movable Type 3.0 : sorti, payant. Changement de boutique ? [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 12:38 PM

» New MT, others from Phil's Diary
I'm not the only one who thinks MT's licensing is a tad on the restrictive side. Interestingly this article thinks that they're openly suggesting you break the licensing. What a... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 12:49 PM

» Feeling movable from DrBacchus' Journal
Alas, I'm feeling movable. I like movable type, mostly. I've been considering moving to WordPress for a while, but have blamed a lack of Tuits. Well, joy unbounded, MT has released a new version, along with a new pricing plan. I am very much in favor o... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 12:50 PM

» Laying Off MovableType 3.0 from nonplussed/geek
I started using MovableType a couple of years ago, having move to it from Blogger via BloggerPro. I thoroughly enjoy the app and hooked a bunch of friends and family on the program. I've also spent virtually hundreds of hours... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 12:52 PM

» Wordpress from Vlokfeest.net
With Movable Type 3.0 Six Apart have "revised their licenses and pricing structure". I think i'll have a look again at WordPress to see if it might be a good alternative...... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 12:55 PM

» MT 3, Not For Me from Medley
SixApart has announced the new pricing structure for the pro version of MovableType. It's very [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 12:55 PM

» MovableType 3 from On a path
Good golly molly! I've tried really, really hard to figure out the logic behind Six Apart's new licensing scheme for... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 12:56 PM

» Movable Type 3.0 Developer Edition Released from LAWTECH GURU BLOG by Jeff Beard
Six Apart has just released Movable Type 3.0 Developer Edition as the latest version of their blogging software. Along with new features, there's a new pricing and licensing structure that upgr... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 12:58 PM

» Movable Type 3.0 from pinseri
Pinserinkin k�ytt�m�st� blogin yll�pito-ohjelmasta, Movable Typest�, ilmestyi versio 3.0. N�kyvin muutos on maksullisuus: ilmaisella versiolla voi pit�� yll� maksimissaan kolmea blogia ja niiss� voi olla vain yksi yll�pit�j�. Joitain lis�ominaisuuksiak... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:00 PM

» MT 3.0 from Sillybean
Movable Type 3 is out, and in order to maintain what most of us have built with it, we have to pay. There's really very little to say that others haven't already said better; already there are 91 annoyed Trackbacks... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:07 PM

» and i feel fine from Mattsylvania
Six Apart is finding new ways to charge people for the new version of Movable Type, and I think that's good. Seems like everyone's complaining about it, making doomsday predictions, and acting all huffy, as if it's none of SA's... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:09 PM

» The End from bbuchs
MovableType, the software that powers my weblog, announced new licensing terms for the new release (3.0 - I’m running 2.6.1). Bottom line, it’s no longer free. Which sucks. I never bothered to upgrade to 2.6.2, so for the time being, I have... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:09 PM

» Down with MovableType, up with .TEXT from don kitchen
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Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:11 PM

» Cost of Software from Cognition
Six Apart has unveiled their pricing for Movable Type. While I would have structured the licensing a bit differently on the low end (I believe they may miss out on some low-end customers - I'll get to this below), I am a bit disheartened at the way som... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:19 PM

» There's a storm a-brewin'! from Brilliant Corners | The weblog of Bill Turner
You'd think the "announcement of Movable Type 3.0":http://www.movabletype.org/news/2004_05.shtml#001048 would be a good thing, right? Well, if the reactions (via trackback) to "Mena's post":http://www.sixapart.com/corner/archives/2004/05/its_abou... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:19 PM

» Not real happy... from neoramble
Well, with the latest news out of Six Apart, my life's just gotten a little less happy. They've just introduced new licensing on Movable Type, the blogging software I use. Unfortunately, I am completely unable to use their free version... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:23 PM

» and more about mt from Across the Atlantic
I'm a pretty confirmed capitalist, so I like the idea of people who come up with good ideas making money. I may bitch and moan about having to pay for something that used to be free, but if I like... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:25 PM

» Movable Type payant ? Une mort program�e from E/B/T/B
Il fallait que ca arrive. Movable Type, le logiciel qui me sert � publier ce blog va devenir payant ! Leur raisonnement est le suivant, si vous voulez un bon produit, un produit qui bouge avec un support, il va... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:27 PM

» Movable mistake? from Off the Kuff
Wow. Michael isn't kidding when he says that the trackback pings on SixLog's announcement about the licensing scheme for MovableType... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:29 PM

» MT. Bash. Duck. Wow from Imablog
Wow, a lot of bitterness, griping and bashing going on with the release of MT 3.0D. There are a lot of angry people out there ranting about SixApart's (SA) new licensing scheme and pricing for MT3.0. Some of it I... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:32 PM

» http://www.psynthesis.net/log/archives/2004_05.html#000459 from / l o g
Well, Movable Type has adopted a new licensing model and it's no longer free. There is a free version, but... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:33 PM

» Bye Bye, MT from Just Orb
MT 3.0 has been released. You'd think, as excited as I have always been about MT, that I would be... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:33 PM

» Movable Type 3.0 Furor from I'm Dirtae
There have been quite a few rants about Movable Type 3.0 today (just take a look at the trackbacks on the official announcement). The new pricing scheme doesn't really affect me, since it's still free for 1 author and 3... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:33 PM

» Does "Six Apart" refer to the number of pieces I'm to be drawn into when I get MT 3.0? from Dreaming Lucidity
I have only ever run MovableType on this site since I got it, because I love it. When I got the domain here, that was the only software I ever even considered for my precious journal - I'd played with... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:34 PM

» Movable Scam? from Talk Nerdy 2 Me
Movable Type 3.0 was "released" today. They are calling it a Developer Release, meaning they know there are still some bugs in it, however they are choosing to put the product in the real world to get more bugs fixed.... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:34 PM

» MT 3.0 and the evils of greed from Mercurial
Movable Type 3.0 is evil. It was a great shock to see today the news from SixApart about their new... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:38 PM

» Oh Waaaah. from A Cup of Joe
Six Apart issued v3.0 of their Movable Type blog software today. They're charging now. Everyone freaks the hell out cuz they have to pay now. Oh Waaaah. A company releases software that got to be really REALLY popular. A community... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:41 PM

» MT 3.0 from Sillybean
Movable Type 3 is out, and in order to maintain what most of us have built with it, we have to pay. There's really very little to say that others haven't already said better; already there are 91 annoyed Trackbacks... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:44 PM

» http://www.robgirl.com/weblog/archives/000129.html from RobGirl!
You know, I was looking forward to Six Apart putting out the pay verison of MT, so I could give them a little of my money and get, oh say, spell check in reaturn. But...umm...won't be happening. The cheapest version... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:47 PM

» MovableType 3.0 Released from Wazzap? Let Loose The Blogs Of War!
But I won't be switching to it. Why?... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:48 PM

» No thanks, 3.0 from I Don't Think
Movable Type just announced its newest version and it looks like the majority of people aren't happy about it. Just give me one good reason to upgrade. Why in the world would I pay $149 just to have less functionality... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:49 PM

» Potential Bad News from brendoman-dot-com
It doesn't look like we are going to be upgrading to Movable Type 3.0. The weblog world is up in arms today over Six Aparts announcement that the free version of MT 3.0 is only for one author and three blogs. The cheapest licensed version of MT 3.0 is ... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:49 PM

» Dear Blogosphere from alaina is: sweet and sour
Dear Blogosphere, Take one of these and call me in the morning. Love, Dr. Browne [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:52 PM

» Feel the Burn from Falconred Goes to Law School
Everyone's shooting flames like a BBQ cookout over at the Movable Type / Six Apart site. The trackback posts to their explanation of the new pricing scheme are positively char-broiling. I agree that Six Apart has a right to change... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 01:58 PM

» Shooting Yourself in the Foot from Stitching for Sanity
Movable Type 3.0 came out today and I have to say, I'm not upgrading and apparently, neither are a lot... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 02:06 PM

» New MT Version from Left & Right
Six Apart has released the newest version of Movable Type 3.0 and it doesn't look like many people are happy with the pricing. So far, there are 122 Trackbacks to the announcement at Mena's Corner and the HITS JUST KEEP... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 02:06 PM

» Two to the feet, One to the head. from Eau Salée Lunaire
Xial laughs at their general direction. [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 02:12 PM

» Goodbye Moveable Type ... from orangeguru // wild visual blogging
I have been a happy and paying user of MT for a long time - but it's maker SixApart today finally announced the new version 3.0 and a new pricing scheme. The new version features neither great new feature nor... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 02:15 PM

» Woot, last show of the week from News@Nine with Cameron and Daniel
Movable Type goes Paid Get Movable Type Type Pad Another iPod?? Ebay seller pwn3d Slashdot reports: Two Congressmen Push for DMCA Amendments Slashdot reports: Word getting dimmer... Napster forbids talk of contracts with schools... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 02:21 PM

» Movable Type 3.0 Pricing Firestorm from John's Jottings
Six Apart, the makers of TypePad and Movable Type, today released Movable Type 3.0 Developer Edition, the first 3.0 release generally available to the public. Along with this version they introduced the first real pricing scheme they have used to date.... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 02:23 PM

» Movable Type RIPOFF from go ahead lili
There are ten weblogs, authored by six different people, hosted on lilirose.net. The biggest aggravation in hosting these blogs for my friends has been comment spam- I can't install MT blacklist with the Comment Queue script I'm using on my... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 02:26 PM

» Movable Type 3.0 Released from desk003's blog. - The Orange Lemonade
Movable Type 3.0 was released today I believe. It is no longer free. Well, Sorta.... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 02:29 PM

» MT $99.95 and up, special intro prices starting at $69.95 for a limited time! from Building things
This is what it sounds like when devs cry [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 02:35 PM

» IT Conversations from Foreword
This should be an interesting listen. We buy and download software from faceless companies all the time. (Quick: Can you name the author of the prorams [sic] on your PC or Mac?) But some companies are as well known for... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 02:47 PM

» The Sting of MT 3.0 from patchwork progression
Mere weeks after beginning the public beta, there seems to be an exodus away from MT in the works, or at least a loud vocalization from the blogosphere in contest of Six Apart's latest offering of their standard-like blog application Movable Type. Mena... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 02:50 PM

» days that change everything from molly.com
I've often joked that being in the interwebnet industry invariably means having days where things radically and abruptly change the course of what it is we're doing. I've had a few days like that in the last 11 years, but... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 02:54 PM

» Mutinous Type from c is for...
this news is SO twelve hours ago, but i didn't get a chance to blog it until now. SixApart changed their license for Movable Type 3.0, and the masses are incredibly unhappy about it. i don't mind paying for MT—i... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 02:58 PM

» Holy Trackbacks, Batman! from A Work In Progress
When MovableType speaks, people-freak-with-a-capital-F-out. [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:01 PM

» about time indeed from beafraid.com
Today marked the release of Normally such an event would be met with much rejoicing of the unwashed masses. Not so in this case as bloggers far and wide are making with the wails and gnashing of teeth usually reserved... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:02 PM

» "And as the ship sank, the violins played on" from gamewhore
You can't buy advertising like this. WordPress posted a note expressing their best wishes to SixApart in the wake of their new licensing scheme. The best part is, they sent a trackback to the official blog entry of the mess.... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:03 PM

» Not liking the MT 3.0 Licensing Schemes from Far From Perfect
Moveabletype 3.0 Developer was released to day as well as a whole slew of new licensing schemes. While I have been waiting on pins and needles for the new MT 3.0, I may be looking for a new CMS very soon. Why? I despise the new licensing.... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:05 PM

» Questions for Six Apart from hello, typepad
When do my weblogs running 2.6 expire? How much does TypeKey cost? Is there a subscription available? Where are the permanently archived versions of older releases? Where do you get these crazy ideas about "non-free" software? Since there are 11 [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:05 PM

» MT 3 Play from Looking Out
Grabbed a copy of the free personal limited version of MT 3 and installed it here. So far I really like what I see. Had no problems installing other than the usual user errors (There's always something I ... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:09 PM

» Ouch, That Hurts... from Big Pink Cookie
As you have probably heard by now, MT has released MT 3.0. I read about it first at Emily's and... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:13 PM

» MT 3.0 not worth it from Blinger: A Linguistics & ESL blog - ESL in Korea
Movabletype has released the much anticipated version 3.0. However there doesn't seem to be much in the way of new features. I am interested in using typekey. However the free version limits you to one author and threeblogs. The... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:15 PM

» apathy and principles from h4xx0r
Today sixapart announced version 3.0 of movabletype, the software which runs this site. Sadly the good news ends there. They have also introduced a licensing scheme. If you want more than 3 blogs, or more than 1 author, you will... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:21 PM

» Get a frickin' grip, MT bloggers. from MetaGrrrl
I can't believe the way people are freaking out over the fact that the next incarnation of Movable Type might actually cost money. For gawd's sakes folks, it's great software: compensate the people who make and maintain it. Or stick [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:21 PM

» I'm Confused from anything but ordinary
I do believe, the fecal matter has hit the oscillating electrical device. It's About Time If you don't believe me, check out the Trackbacks. Personally, I think they should up the free version to three blogs with three authors. Also,... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:22 PM

» Movable Type Moved to "Bad" Column from Foreword
The IT Conversations cited below has the following on the intro page: You’ll appreciate their angst over charging for [Movable Type] 3.0 for fear they’ll offend their customers. They damned well should have angst: they sold their souls to t... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:23 PM

» Movable Type stole my money from Geekable.com
Six Apart's e-commerce system needs work. I paid them $50, got no receipt, and no... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:25 PM

» IT Conversations from Foreword
This should be an interesting listen. We buy and download software from faceless companies all the time. (Quick: Can you name the author of the prorams [sic] on your PC or Mac?) But some companies are as well known for... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:28 PM

» Movable Type Kerfuffle from TacJammer
Hold yer horses, people. MT users all over the 'sphere are kvetching about the pricing and licensing of the newly-released MovableType 3.0 Developer Edition. Look at the trackbacks to Mena's post at Six Apart and you'll get the idea. People... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:29 PM

» mt release from rhapsodic.org
ive been trying all day to formulate my thoughts on the new movable type release and its accompanying pricing structure.... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:30 PM

» Irony, a definition from Derek Powazek
Irony: Bloggers all over the world using their free copies of Movable Type to bitch and moan about the new version, which has the audacity to ask people to pay for it. I understand why people are pissed. Six Apart... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:32 PM

» "I22. That's I-Two-Two." (ribbit-ribbit) from me3dia.com | ...the Huff Report...
A small group of us (Shylo, Brian, Wendy, Eric, Anne and myself) played bingo last night at the Park Ridge... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:32 PM

» MovableType Moving in the Wrong Direction from Chaddycakes
MovableType just announced their 3.0 version, but their biggest announcement wasn't the new super-improved features but that the cheapest version would cost $69.95. Considering their competition and that their competition is still offering their produc... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:34 PM

» Movable Type 3.0 Goes Paid from The AlumBlog
A new version of MT, 3.0, is available now. And it's got some pretty hefting pricing. The community is not taking this well -- look at this announcement, particularly the trackback links at the bottom. What do you guys think?... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:44 PM

» MT 3.0 from Kev's Useless Bollocks
So today the big news around the blogosphere is Six Apart's announcement that they will charge for MT 3.0. There... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:46 PM

» Personal Publishing System no more from translate
MT 3.0 is released but at a cost. [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:46 PM

» What happened out there today?? from Java Diva
Let's see how the blogosphere is doing today. (I know a lot of you don't like that word. Deal.) Over in this corner, it appears that Blogrolling is having some sort of nervous breakdown. It hasn't worked for hours. I... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:47 PM

» WordPress Weighs In from Foreword
Our friends at SixApart have announced their new pricing scheme. Best of luck to them moving forward and growing as a business. I have been receiving emails all morning asking if I have any plans to charge for WordPress in... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:47 PM

» MovableType 3.0 new licensing from Gen Kanai weblog
Six Apart announces new licensing for MovableType 3.0. I, for one, will stick with MovableType. The other platforms don't even... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:51 PM

» Aufruhr in der Blogger-Szene from Baumis Betrachtungen
Wow - SixApart bringt endlich MovableType 3 heraus — und wenn man den Trackbacks dieses Eintrags von Mena Trott glauben... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 03:56 PM

» PERSONAL publishing alternatives? from scriptygoddess.com
Well this is interesting. Not that I want to start a debate here about this - but I'm very surprised to see the free version of MT 3.0 so limited (in fact - based on what Melissa said, it doesn't... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:00 PM

» MovableType 3 from Koz Speaks
Today's announcement of movable type 3 has been greeted with scepticism and outrage. I'm not as worried as some of... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:05 PM

» More Thoughts on MT 3.0 from Journal
I normally would keep this sort of talk in the blog and not bring it into the journal, but I felt I had to clear my head and figure out what I felt on the subject. [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:06 PM

» Are You Kidding Me? from The cybr organisation
Well, Movable Type 3.0 has been released—and I’m afraid I’m going to have to apologise to those of you whom I promised blog space once this happy event occurred. I appears our friends at Six Apart, the developers of Movable... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:08 PM

» It's he-eeere from Legends of the Sun Pig
Movable Type 3.0 Mena explains.... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:10 PM

» More thoughts on the MT3 thing from Blogroll.org
Plenty of things to think about. There are plenty of strong feelings about the move to the licensing. There are some people who support it, but overwhelmingly, there are people who do not. In my years online, I have never... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:11 PM

» The future will not be free from Mulling it over
MovableType 3.0 is coming, and it will cost you. I've been a MovableType user for almost a year, and a blogger for three, but I'm not getting worked up like the many irate users planning to dump the publishing system... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:11 PM

» Movable Type SOLD OUT!?! from asterisk*
I sure as hell don't think so, and if they did -- good for them. Today Six Apart announced the new Movable Type 3.0 developer version. Bloggers everywhere went nuts. Not because of new features, no, mainly because to use MT 3.0 Developer you have to pa... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:12 PM

» Battles in the Blogosphere from fahrbotz.com
Remember Ernie's off-cuffed comments earlier this week, envisioning the possibility of a blog app civil war in the wake of the launch of a new sexier Blogger? Well, it appears his questioning may not have been that far from the... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:15 PM

» Aufruhr in der Blogger-Szene from Baumis Betrachtungen
Wow - SixApart bringt endlich MovableType 3 heraus — und wenn man den Trackbacks dieses Eintrags von Mena Trott glauben... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:19 PM

» Movable Gripe from A Blog's Life
Looks like the blog world is up in arms over Six Apart's announcement of their new pricing structure. The new [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:22 PM

» MT 3.0. from Long story; short pier
Oh, hey, guess I’m sticking with MovableType 2.66 for a bit. —It’s not that I begrudge them their lucre and it’s not that I think software must (ncecessarily) be free or something like that; it’s just that I’m a... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:24 PM

» MT3 and Me from cygnoir's quill
Well, well, well. I wasn't especially looking forward to the release of Movable Type 3.0, because as everyone knows, I have the patience of an enraged bonobo when it comes to upgrading software fixing my website anything at all. Looks... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:25 PM

» Payable Type from King Nothing dot com
It looks like my switch to WordPress couldn't have come at a better time. After months of not having any idea on what plans were in store for Movable Type (and consequently leading me to drop it from my site), Six Apart has finally released their plan... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:26 PM

» Bargaining from 75th Weblog
"Trott, v. To unveil a ridiculous price plan, then knock it down later so people will feel pleased." I don't know that that's what's going on, but stranger things have happened. What do y'all think the chances are? [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:35 PM

» Movable Bling from Life in the Zu
I am almost positive I will stick with Movable Type, despite the new pricing structure because I have so much invested in it already -- I've worked hard learning it and I really like it. My two biggest concerns about the new licensing stuff are: 1. Whe... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:38 PM

» Huh from Tangognat
I'm not totally sure what to do about the new pricing scheme for Movabletype 3.0. It isn't like my blog will break if I don't upgrade. I think one of the nice things about not moving to 3.0 is that... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:38 PM

» the folks at WordPress must be delighted from cloudy, chance of sun breaks
(Alternate title: dance with who brung ya) The announcement from SixApart explains (in a convoluted way) that the good old... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:43 PM

» Movable Type 3.0 prend un virage (hautement) commercial (m-à-j) from Cool Blog
Coup de tonnerre dans la blogomachin. Movable Type prend un virage r�solument commercial en introduisant les nouveaux tarifs de la version 3.0 de ce populaire carneticiel. On s'en doute, les r�actions a� la lettre ouverte de Mena Trott sont empreintes... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:44 PM

» The beauty of open source from Memoirs of a Geek
Over the next few weeks, the topic of Movable Type's new pricing scheme for version 3.0 will most certainly draw very strong feelings on most blogs on the net. While I can understand SixApart's their position in charging a good amount of change ... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:47 PM

» days that change everything from molly.com
I've often joked that being in the interwebnet industry invariably means having days where things radically and abruptly change the course of what it is we're doing. I've had a few days like that in the last 11 years, but... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:51 PM

» Works for me from Infinity's Crossroads
There was a lot of early morning confusion on my part about what exactly was going on with the new version of MovableType. When I posted earlier, I was actively trying to avoid a knee-jerk reaction and look at the... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 04:54 PM

» It's about time... from nef's blog
...to kiss my ass Six Apart. See, my wife got me hooked on the whole BLOG thing. I learned MT on IIS/Win2000 (what a pain in the arse), then on Linux... better, but still having MOD-PERL problems.... 3.0 was to... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 05:02 PM

» MovableType 3.0 Released: I'm so sad from Tong Family Blog
Well, all good things have to come to an end. MoveableType will now cost are essentially $150-$900 for the personal weblogs that I manage right now (this site, Geekfishing.net and the related sites). The real issue here is whether they should charge or... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 05:08 PM

» Six Apart releases MT3 from Diaphanus @ Webdiva
Six Apart took everyone by surprise today and release Movable Type 3.0, the long awaited upgrade for it’s popular Content Management System, or blog software to the majority of it’s users. The excitement of the release was somewhat overshad... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 05:15 PM

» MT 3.0. Get your wad out. from prolific.org
Briefly (and roughly, since it's 2.30 am already) then, my take on today's Movable Type 3.0 release and its pricing... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 05:33 PM

» Movable Type: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly from Web Logs
Movable Type just released its big news and the blogosphere is buzzing with mixed noises. The Good Stuff: MT finally released its much anticipated version 3.0! It's currently at MT 3.0 Developers Edition. And, there is still a free version.... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 05:39 PM

» MT 3.0 from MartieGras
Yeah it is here ready to download, but not with a major price attached and the MT blogging community all riled up and upset. You should check Mena's post. The trackbacks are in the 140's and rapidly rising. While I... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 05:39 PM

» MovableType 3.0 - big fat letdown from pixelkitty.net - now with nasty big pointy teeth.
So MovableType 3.0 has finally arrived. Some of the "features": (Unsupported License) Not willing to pay for Movable Type yet? This fully-functional version of the application is available free of charge. Important limitations of this license include: ... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 05:44 PM

» MT 3.0 Redux (two of many, I guess...) from a preponderance of evidence

Tim Appnel:

This outcry raises a bigger more important point which is the reason for my post. As a developer and one who makes a living writing code, this reaction to Si

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Tracked on May 13, 2004 05:45 PM

» Welcome to MT 3.0 - the "Community codes, we make the dough" edition from a preponderance of evidence

Ain’t gonna rant too much about it. Let’s just say, I feel rather vindicated today, being I switched to Drupal and won’t have to shell out $600 for what I am doing here and on other sites.

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Tracked on May 13, 2004 05:45 PM

» That sound you hear... from what's the point?
...is the collective groan of a large number of Movable Type users. As most people who pay attention to these things now know, Movable Type 3.0 was released today. With it, the days of free-blogging via MT are gone for... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 05:46 PM

» MT 3.0 – 收錢的時候到了!! from jeph: 音謀筆記
好消息,Movable Type 3.0推出;壞消息,Six Apart決定更改授權方式 [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 05:46 PM

» Not since .Mac went subscription from Arguing with signposts...
have I seen the kind of negative comments that are rolling around since SixApart released their MovableType 3.0 version. Look at the Trackbacks on Mena Trott's shiny, happy release post. The new version is fully licensed, with an individual author... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 05:49 PM

» The hubbub over MT 3.0 from Chaos Magnet
OK, so Six Apart releases Movable Type 3.0. They remove the restriction preventing people from charging money to support it, and they still provide a free version. So what's the complaining about? [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 05:49 PM

» MT 3.0 has arrived! from Learning Movable Type
Six Apart released the long awaited MT 3.0 today. The "Developer Edition" as it is named is aimed first at the Movable Type developer community and as such there will be no installation support for this version. The major obvious change from MT 2.x is... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 05:55 PM

» Moveable Type licenses from :: typed by ::
*sigh* She Devil told me about a change in Moveable Type. With the introduction of MT Version 3.0, there are new license/pricing information. If you want to continue to use MT 3.0 for free personal use, you will be limiting yourself to having only one ... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 06:03 PM

» Movable Type 3.0 Is Here -- Get Your Wallet Out from Ant's Eye View
New version, new licensing [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 06:09 PM

» SixApart, MT3$, and Bad OJ from Life in the Dumpster
This morning I did what I do every morning. I got to work checked my voicemail and my email and promptly at 7:30am headed to the smoke room with my boss (btw, I don't like to use that word.. rather..... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 06:16 PM

» let me give you a hug movable type 3.0 from at meltoni.com
noventa e nove milh�es de pessoas est�o a descascar o couro daqueles que arduamente trabalham h� mais de tr�s unidades de anos na constru��o, suporte, desenvolvimento e lan�amento da melhor ferramenta de weblogging que o mundo virtual j� conheceu. nove... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 06:24 PM

» No upgrade, time to migrate from ABQWildCat
Well, SixApart is committing suicide. Knowing your userbase is the most important part of maintaining a piece of software and a service. Charging 300 dollars for a piece of software that used to be free without ANY warning to your... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 06:28 PM

» Movable Type 3 from jBlog
Yup, it's out today, and the only big new feature is the addition of outrageously expensive licenses. Naturally, everybody is... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 06:34 PM

» Movable Type SOLD OUT!?! from asterisk*
I sure as hell don't think so, and if they did -- good for them. Today Six Apart announced the new Movable Type 3.0 developer version. Bloggers everywhere went nuts. Not because of new features, no, mainly because to use MT 3.0 Developer you have to pa... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 06:38 PM

» If it's really Movable, move it lower, please from I, Feelafel
The issue isn’t that MovableType 3.0 will now cost money for anyone who wants to use a single installation to... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 06:49 PM

» Six Apart has signed it's death warrant - Adios MT from Gnomified - The Tales of a Wannabe
Six Apart, the maker of the acclaimed Movable Type, has announced Wednesday in a stunning move that the full-fledged version of Movable Type will no longer be free of charge. Basic editions will start at $69.95 ranging up to commercial... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 06:57 PM

» Internet news from Linkmeister
This news is not good for the multiple weblog owner. Movable Type has announced ver. 3.0, which is good, but it's also announced a new pricing structure. As I read it, one blogger keeping up to three blogs can get... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 06:58 PM

» For me, $1000 in upgrades from The Eric Rice Journal
Suprisingly, I'm not too pissed off, but I'm not drop-dead impressed , either. [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 07:00 PM

» License Changes with Movable Type 3 from Scott Yang's Playground
There are two types of bloggers. One is willing to pay for services and support, and another is willing to... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 07:07 PM

» moving type from a later date
The Movable Type folks, Six Apart, have apparently not been doing the proper strategic planning or focus groups or meditation or whatever might give them a clue that their new pricing structure for MT3 is not a good idea. I... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 07:25 PM

» Movable Type Commits �Typicide� from ryanbeam.com
For the past few years Movable Type has been by far the leading software for blogging. This site has been running on MT since it re-launched in January. The great thing about MT is that it is very feature rich... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 07:32 PM

» No Upgrades Here from Faithiepoo!
While I realize that no one needs yet another comment on the new MT pricing structure, only one post really... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 07:37 PM

» to do list from Daddy, make a picture
Well, here we are.... Looks like I jumped off the MT bandwagon just in time. But no use looking back, there's work to do! I've got to tinker tinker tinker... add some links and buttons that go 'boink!' and toy around with the style ... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 07:44 PM

» MT 3.0: Something that makes me sigh from a wily blog
Looks like MovableType 3.0's out. It's the blogging software I've been using for this site, and I've been quite happy with it. Unfortunately, they seem to be moving to a new licensing scheme. See their own blog entry: Mena's Corner:... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 07:47 PM

» Los d�as de mi blog en MT est�n contados. from Aventuras_de_un_webmaster.blog
Movable Type 3.0 ya ha salido con nuevas opciones de licenciamiento que no incentiva la actualizaci�n. Para manejar mis blogs personales voy a necesitar invertir USD $149.95 en una herramienta que es buena pero que tiene competencia importante en WordP... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 07:55 PM

» Six Apart's Virtual Suicide from A Small Victory
You want to see what happens when a small company decided they want to be big and they forget about the people who got them where they are in the first place? Take a look here, read the trackbacks. I... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:01 PM

» MovableType 3.0 Comments from Ordinary-Life.net
Well the news is out. MovableType 3.0 has been released for developers publicly, and the new licensing and pricing scheme are causing a major uproar in the weblog community. Dasme ForeverGeek Web-Graphics In general the feeling is that SixApart has pre... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:01 PM

» MovableType 3.0 from Radical Congruency.com
And I should upgrade...why? Well, the long-awaited news about SixApart's powerful, widely used publishing platform MovableType, is finally here. The consensus on the blogs (here's an informed post) seems to be that most people are mad that it won't be... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:03 PM

» Movable Tripe from Meme Fatigue
MT Goes Kaput. Yeah, well, when I got my hands on the beta, I thought, “Well maybe, this’ll be alright”, except that the Typekey thing seemed pretty flakey. And then... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:04 PM

» MovableType 3.0 from Ramblings of a Code Monkey
So, as you've probably heard, MovableType 3.0, Developer Edition, was released today (more info here and here; or just do a search and see the controversy unfold). The big news is, of course, that most users of MT will have... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:05 PM

» Uma machadada na blogosfera from Caf� da manh�
Enquanto por c� perdemos tempo com a telenovela ANACOM (o "Expresso" online interpretou erradamente declara��es de uma figura p�blica, amea�ando acabar com os blogs em Portugal por serem "instrumentos de difama��o"), l� fora a amea�a � real: a Six... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:14 PM

» The Glass is now half MT from Collin vs. Blog
There's no sense in piling on to all the criticism that Six Apart is coming under for their announcements today about MT3--to Mena Trott's credit, she's left an awful lot of disappointed, critical trackbacks intact, at least as far as... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:15 PM

» When will Minx be ready? from Munuviana
Has anyone else seen this? It seems MT is gonna start playin' hardball with their stuff. Is it yet time for Munu to pull out of this game? What says Pixy Misa?... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:19 PM

» MovableType Moved Away from Triboluminescence
I don’t think it would be a stretch to say that I’ve been around the block as far as blogging is concerned. I started off hand-coding my pages (which looks like crap), moved to Blogger and bought the t-shirt. Then I paid for Blogger Pro bec... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:19 PM

» make way Movable Type from Nicole Sounds Off
Movable Type has been good to me. But lately, it just hasn't been up to snuff. I'm sick of only being able to use it in IE (I'm not sure why, but nothing works in Firefox). I'm sick of strange... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:20 PM

» MovableType 3.0 Released To Less Than Impressed Punters from Opinion
The new version of MovableType has been released to a less than enthusiastic response from current users — me included. Fair enough that they should be paid for their efforts, but they need to put some long hard thought into their pricing scheme.... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:20 PM

» The World Today... and MT 3.0D from Reflections
Well, gas is almost $2 per gallon… any help any time soon? It was less than 7 years ago, when I was paying less than $1 per gallon… and the job still gives me the ol’ “well, CPI is... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:20 PM

» Whiny bloggers flip out from Cruft
I read today that SixApart has finally announced a reasonable plan for licensing MovableType. And now there�s a firestorm of... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:25 PM

» MT3: First Take from All the Pages are My Days
A new version of MovableType was released today. To say the announcement, which included a surprising twist with respect to... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:27 PM

» Should I stay or should I go? from Tonkinese.net
http://www.sixapart.com/mt/trackback/102 [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:30 PM

» MovableType 3.0 from When Knitting Was a Manly Art
The latest version of Movable Type has been released with a *big* surprise. The fully supported 'Personal' edition is $100... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:34 PM

» Movable suicide /2 - Il suicidio ufficiale di Movable Type from Macchianera
You broke three of most common and well known Internet rules: you can’t sell a product and value it ten times yesterday’s price. You can’t sell a product that yesterday you gave away for free. You cannot sell less things... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:41 PM

» Movable Type 3.0 Licensing from Beans for Breakfast
...The Movable Type installation at Struat.com supports two users with five active weblogs . . . . the new restrictions make a paid copy of Movable Type version 3.0 less flexible — less valuable — than my current installation (under its "le... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:41 PM

» Blog Furor (er, Fuhrer??) from .blogdaddy
Well, after no less than 3 people over in the MT 3.0 Beta test worked on finding a solution to the commenting/approval problem here on my site, lots and lots of discussions in the bug-tracking tool, and time invested on... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:51 PM

» spam tells me: UN-LICENSE YOUR CHURCH! from clayton hackett's immortal reverberations
Who's disappointed with Movable Type's new fee structure? Maybe I shouldn't complain (I still haven't donated my $20, although I plan to just as soon as I'm employed), but it seems like those prices, especially for the non-commercial use, are... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:51 PM

» One Week More from MSMK.ORG
Oh man, it feels like summer, but it’s not. I’m so confused. Stonebridge - Put ‘em High, the official theme song of Summer ‘04. For the web literati: I’m glad I found Textpattern, with MovableType’s new licensing pla... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:54 PM

» Movable Type 3 Is Here -- Get Your Wallet Out from Just Well Mixed
New version, new licensing [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 08:56 PM

» MovableType 3.0 and LivinginIndia from Living in India
MovableType just announced a new pricing structure today for version 3.0 of their software. They still have a free version but the functionality has been limited to one weblog author and three weblogs.... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:01 PM

» Movable Type 3.0 from Lulderij V2.0
Het zal je niet ontgaan zijn dat deze blog op Movable Type 3.0 draait. En dat ging, getuige de gigantische prutselarij mijnerszijds niet zonder slag of stoot. Wat ook niet zonder slag of stoot ging, was de release van Movable... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:03 PM

» MovableType 3.0 from Something Nice Happened Today...
MovableType released their new version of blogging software and just about everyone has gone through the roof. They've got a new pricing scheme and guess what? It's not free any more. And everyone is whining. My favorite whine is: "it doesn't have that... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:12 PM

» the END of MT / o fim do Movable Type from Vertigo
A SixApart anunciou hoje o lan�amento da vers�o 3.0 Developer Edition da renomada plataforma Movable Type, a base dos blogs insanus e tamb�m de milhares de outras publica��es online que v�m acompanhando o crescimento do sistema desde 2001. A nova... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:12 PM

» Noise Level Is Pretty Shrill from Rodent Regatta
At 7:22 a.m. this morning, I posted something about the new Developer Edition of Movable Type 3.0. What I had... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:15 PM

» It's About Money, Not Time from codepoetry
Ben and Mena are getting their little company smeared all over the face of their own site due to a wonderful site-effect of TrackBacks. Sucks to be them. Fact is, they're a company now and need money. People are talking... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:15 PM

» Am I psychic? from coolwalkingsmoothtalking
Just yesterday I was looking into alternatives to MovableType, and here comes version 3.0, with a catch. Movable type 3.0... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:19 PM

» Ben and Mena Trott sucker punch the weblogging community from Geodog's MT Weblog
Of course Six Apart has the right to charge whatever they want for MovableType, but having repeatedly said that they would provide a free version of MovableType 3.0 for personal use then announcing this crippleware that is MT 3.0 personal is stupid at ... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:25 PM

» Movable type 3 goes live! from Karmakars.com
Finally Movable Type 3 has arrived. There is a pricing attached to it. visit here for a detailed Commercial or Personal licencing, There is a free version of MT3 but that module has limited features in terms of operation and... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:34 PM

» SixaPAY from Fotoslop
Seriously? Seventy-nine bucks for the tardy, feature-deprived Rebuildable Freakin Type? Seriously??? Good gawd, yall! And apparently I'm not alone in that sentiment. Read those trackbacks- yikes. Ok, ok, yes there's still going to... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:38 PM

» The End of Movable Type from The Daily Thing
So Ben and Mena have announced Movable Type 3.0 and their pricing. I feel bad in a way. Movable Type was such a great thing but it's sad to see it go down the tubes like this. Why would I... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:39 PM

» Movable Type and Me from And She Said
Besides busting my ass at work, today was such an odd day for me. First the announcement about Movable Type 3 and it's new licensing and then a Blogrolling outage, I felt like I was lost all day. I'm sure... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:40 PM

» new MT from Strangechord
Six Apart, the company that brought us Movable Type, the weblog program I use, just announced version 3.0. The new version has a free license, but most of the new licenses cost a pretty penny.... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:40 PM

» Movable Type 3.0 Developer's Edition from Chinwags From Abu Dhabi
You musta heard about it, the blogging world is in uproar over the release of Movable Type 3.0 which is now under the name of Developer's Edition. That's all good and great and this means the public can now see... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:41 PM

» How to lose friends and influence people from Upon Reflection
Start charging a bundle for community supported software. Sure enough, Six Apart has begun charging for Movable Type. There is nothing I can say which hasn't already been said, so I will simply add my voice to the cacophony of... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:42 PM

» Do You Hear the Drums, Fernando? from Sgt. Stryker's Daily Briefing
By finally admitting that he "saw both Ratt and Poison at the Ventura County Fairgrounds back in 1987," Matt Welch has effectively destroyed his chances of ever holding elected office. Some things should be left unspoken, Matthew, but I don't think it ... [Read More]

Tracked on May 13, 2004 09:49 PM