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Apr. 4th, 2017 | 12:34 pm


Count me among those very troubled by LJ's new user agreement. It's not surprising that it happened, but... yeah. I was not thrilled with the situation since January but now I'm feeling a rather stronger urge to up stakes entirely. At the very least, in the short term I am seriously considering stopping crossposting or at least turning off commenting.

I'm not sure what to do about the LJ community I own, though. I'm sure there are tools to just export it to a static file, but what I would really like is to import it to the DW community of the same name. I don't own that community, though, and despite poking [personal profile] elven_ranger about it a few times the agreed-upon transfer just has never happened. So I'm torn over maybe creating a new DW community just for a landing place, or what.

In other news, since Verizon and Yahoo closed their deal, I'm now also more acutely concerned about how to back up archives of Yahoo groups. I can't imagine that service is long for this world.

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from: boiwondering
date: Apr. 4th, 2017 09:28 pm (UTC)

I'm exporting everything to DW as I type this. As soon as that's done. my 15-year-old permanent LJ account will be so much digital vapour. It sads me, to be sure, but... yeah, fuck this.

I hope there's some way to manage the community imports, though preliminary reports aren't good. Fingers crossed.

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