So Moveable Type 3 is going to cost money.
Now, I like my current version. I don't HAVE to upgrade. But were I to upgrade, this would cost me between $120 and $150. And honestly, MT is not a product that has this level of quality.
The install sucks.total.ass
The documentation is on the shoddy side, and it's tedious to do certain things.
But if it's free, oh well, it's free.
If I have to pay, I become less willing to do the dev's work for them.
What would be another choice?
With the following requirements:
1) Import my old stuff. If I have to retype, no way Jose
2) Use my old style sheets. Again, I'm not redoing this crap.
3) it has to run on OS X and FreeBSD
4) It has to support ecto
Update: So, not surprisingly, Six Apart decided that maybe making the licensing terms clearer would be a good idea. A site such as this one, counts as 1 weblog, since it all happens under 1 URL. That's good. Because honestly, it seemed as though before, I had 6. And while I have no problem paying for software, I've yet to see anything from 3.0 that says paying for it gets me anything that I didn't have before. As John Gruber said in his most excellent missive on this:
Read the post. He says everything I'd say, and probably better. Again, I have no problem with commercial software. But, should you choose to stick a hand in my pocket, you're going to do a lot of work to actually get money out of it. Maybe when I see that, I'll pay, even though I don't have to.
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