January 7th, 2013
Phil Gyford on setting out for another decade-long stint of publishing the Diary of Samuel Pepys online:
As I wrote last week the Diary of Samuel Pepys project has kicked off again for another almost-decade of daily publishing. What's wrong with me? Or, more practically, what did I think about when starting a ten-year project all over again?
[As the process of adding all the hyperlinks was complete from the project's first run…] there wasn't much reason not to restart the diary from the beginning. Restarting only involves having the site's front page and RSS feed automatically update daily with "today's" diary entry.
Of course, I couldn't let it be that easy. […]