From April 2003 until January of 2006, I wrote a blog which was incinerated in May 2011 by a house fire. This weekend, 2 1/2 years after the fire, I found a backup of the old blog and restored the posts into my current, WordPress-based blog.
The old posts (and this post) are tagged with the category ‘ancient‘.
Below follows a description of the Yak Shaving necessary to restore those posts. The tale is possibly interesting to someone, in that it includes a working example of using the WordPress XML-RPC API from node.js. Continue reading