I just now realized I've released a version of
mod_blog during the holiday season going back as far as 2016.
With that in mind,
and with the fact that I finally received my first webmention on my blog couple of days ago,
I have just released the latest version for this Christmas season.
The big change this release is that I now show webmentions per post,
even though I've only so far received one.
it's a start with the webmentions.
You can also see from the sidebar list I have,
that I changed versioning schemes a few years back.
I used to use semantic versioning but upon reflection,
I didn't feel it's not really fit for applications and instead switched to a monotonic version number.
While the code has changed dramatically over the past 23 years
(come this Debtember 4th)
the data format has not changed one bit.
It's still the “one HTML file per entry,
using the file system as database” scheme,
which has worked quite well for me over the years.
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