WIST is my personal and ever-growing collection of quotations. Please feel free to browse and borrow. More info and contact information is available under "About WIST."
In addition to the below history, checkpoint quote counts and other such hazerei on a more-or-less annual basis can be found in the Administrivia category.
- December 1988: WIST is born as a hardcopy Word document, to be distributed as a Christmas gift to friends.
- June 1999:WIST goes on-line with about 1,600 quotations.
- November 2000: WIST is “upgraded” to FrontPage, with about 3,600 quotations.
- June 2001: The free WIST-a-Day list begins on Topica.
- February 2002: WIST gets its own domain! Minor formatting changes. New edition has about 4,300 quotations.
- April 2002: The free WIST-a-Day list moves onto the Hill-Kleerup.org server.
- June 2003: WIST is moved onto a Movable Type platform.
- August 2003: WIST on MT is made “live” on the wist.info site.
- August 2004: The WIST shop at CafePress opens. Fortunately, CafePress does not rely upon it to make their quarterly earnings.
- July 2007: WIST v2 is launched, completely reorganized to use MT on a per-entry basis.
- August 2007: Begin offering feeds (including email) via FeedBurner.
- December 2007: Include the Google search bar.
- March 2008: Change to static pages in MT, for performance.
- July 2008: 6,000 quotes and growing.
- April 2009: WIST v3 is launched, using WordPress instead of MT, with about 7,000 quotations.
- June 2013: Replaced iNove theme with the WordPress TwentyTen theme.
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