Thanks to everyone who suggested changes.
I changed the style to traditional black text on a white background, instead
of the inverse, and I made the page width dynamically resizable to the
Still working on an email updates solution.
From: Evan Koblentz [mailto:evan at snarc.net
Sent: Friday, June 09, 2006 1:27 PM
To: 'General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts'
Subject: In response to overwhelming demand...
Regarding my switch from an email newsletter to a weblog, there's been a
tremendous about of feedback in support of the old format. Unfortunately
the old format was just too much work for me to keep up with. I would keep
doing it if I had unlimited time and money, but obviously no one does
(except maybe Bill Gates on the money side.)
The good news: I finally got an Atom feed working. The address is
Would those of you who prefer email updates be willing to pay a modest fee?
I haven't worked out what technology I will need, but as I said before, I'd
be happy to keep doing an email feed if it were easy and not terribly
time-consuming. This isn't for profit, it's too avoid losing money when I'm
formatting newsletter emails instead of doing real work. (This also is not
any plan to contradict earlier statements about keeping the main product
free -- you have my promise on that.)
Of course, if someone points me to an automated blog-to-email conversion
technology that is SO simple and takes no time at all, then I'll just do it
without any premiums. Or maybe someone can write a cross-platform feed
reader for vintage computers. :)