[kw-pm] perl-driven blogs?

Daniel R. Allen da at coder.com
Mon Nov 1 18:17:11 CST 2004

hm- there's slashcode, which runs the use.perl journals, and blosxom, and
I've at least heard of bricolage (a cms) being used for journals.


On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, Eric - fishbot wrote:

> > Just curious as to the availability of Perl-driven blog
> > software.  It seems that PHP has won out in this area too.
> > I am googling but wondering if anyone can short-circuit
> > to a better result that I might not even find. :-/
> Well... I haven't looked at it lately, but for a long time the
> biggest name in blogging was MovableType (movabletype.org).
> They've moved to a more commercial-looking licence lately, but
> it's still available for download if you fill out a form.  It's a
> pretty complete and only mildly bloated system.
> Another perl big-name-in-blogs is LiveJournal, probably the most
> popular of the "free" hosted blogs.  The server is available for
> download: http://www.livejournal.com/code/
> I think that the backend is documented here:
> http://www.livejournal.com/doc/server/
> though I've done minimal research.
> I don't know what sort of licence that code is under.
> Something a bit more basic might be GreyMatter.
> http://www.noahgrey.com/greysoft/
> I think that GreyMatter is no longer in active development, and
> may be close to abandonware at this point.  It's a basic perl/CGI
> system.  I think that it is a DB-less system.  That might be a
> feature.
> Eric
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