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Ok, so The Rewrite has begun. scoop.kuro5hin.org will likely be really sketchy for a little while, since I'm doing some very heavy-handed editing. There's *so* much to fix... it really will end up looking like a total rewrite.

On the amusing side, I hacked up the Apache::Session::DBIStore module to accept an existing db handle instead of db connection parameters (so it'll work more smoothly with my object structure, and with Apache::DBI). A co-worker of mine did the same thing a few days ago, but I was busy and didn't pay attention, really. Turns out it was only a three-line fix (four if you count the closing bracket :-). Now I'm curious if he did it the same way I did. We usually code the same, and often down to choosing the same variable names and stuff. We'll see.

Tired now. Will probably get to continue on Scoop tomorrow and Tues. at work. :-)

Good God, am I tired. Worked something like 30 hours in the past two days, and I was sick the whole time. This is ridiculous.

The good news is, there's been some murmurings of interest in Scoop from various quarters. I think things may begin to accelerate on that front.

The big work deadline is tomorrow, so later this week I'll have some time to put in a bunch of little things people want, and make a proper release again.

Thanks to all of you who certified me. In the words of L. Fitzgerald Sjoberg, editor of The Brunching Shuttlecocks, "I'm touched and unnerved." :-)

Well, it's late. I got the comment rating system in place on kuro5hin.org tonight, finally, after having accidentally "upgraded" it to the half-completed version a couple days ago. Whoops. But the working system is in place now, and I'm really curious to see what the reaction is.

Now I just need to get some kind of "x new comments since your last visit" function in place, and I'll be ready to add to the docs and put together a decent 0.4 release. Fun fun. :-)

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