The "ThokTober" effort is showing glorious levels of scope creep and schedule slip. This post is still only going to the "pre-production" version of the site, so it doesn't count towards the live publication milestone, but in the mean time I've
foo~and their datestamps, that counts as at just about the least plausible amount of history to attempt to preserve) and the individually versioned files (ad-hoc
RCSuse on files that were served up directly, rather than through
cgiweb) and fed them all through
cvs2gitproducing an epic "blob" that serves as the starting point for the new
git rebaseto glue that 18-year "blob" on to the short-term
ikiwikiprototype such that they look like a continuous stream of "history"...
All in all I've made a lot of progress, it's just that the direction of that progress hasn't been towards the original goal of "publishing my writing again." Still, much was learned, and this post should contribute to confirming that the machinery still works after the above bits of git churn...