It feels relaxing to have a relatively minimal site again.
One that isn’t a meager script with Markdown posts piped
cat for the layout and ending off with M4 for macro
Thankfully, such monstrosities were lost to the reaches of
time and CDs going bad faster than anticipated.
$ # The old way: $ markdown <post.md | cat header.htm - footer.htm | m4 >post.htm $ # The new way: $ jekyll build
Back then, I didn’t write often enough to warrant much more automation such as indexing the list of posts. Also back then, I didn’t publish either.