Looking at my web logs and getting scared into regular updating
its modules and its back-end database has convinced me that I do not need all
that complexity for a handful of posts per year.
Despite the excellent feedback I have received (sadly, mostly from WordPress comment
spammers), I decided to simplify and move this small site to the static site
generator Hugo that I use for my other sites.
This may unfortunately break some bookmarked URLs to previous posts, but I doubt
this will affect too many as most visiting humans should find older posts rather
quickly. In case you should spot a problem - please let me know.
The format - in particular the categorisation, commenting and RSS feed - will still
improve, as I understand Hugo better. The page loading performance
should already have improved by factors (from several hundred
ms locally to
only a few
ms) since the static html removed the latency of database accesses and
also reduced the size of the HTML documents that are shipped to your client browser.
So, take this is a tiny contribution to reduce my carbon footprint and your HTML bloat..