Talk:Dreamwidth

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Development section

  • needs a bit of an update as community imports are now available, though to paid users only. Highlander.ii 01:32, 1 May 2012 (UTC)
  • possibly a mention of the new beta 'update' page as well. Highlander.ii 01:32, 1 May 2012 (UTC)


The 'implemented changes' section

  • journal imports may not work from LJ clones running older code - such as JournalFen; and crossposting doesn't work to those sites either. Highlander.ii 01:35, 1 May 2012 (UTC)

Origin of the Name

The origin of the name: http://mark.dreamwidth.org/24059.html, which could go somewhere on page --facetofcathy 23:57, 28 August 2012 (UTC)

Agree. It's an unusual name, after all. They've just summarized some of this in their latest announcement:
People sometimes ask us what our name means! It was a silly suggestion during the brainstorming process that we wound up falling in love with. We decided that if bandwidth is a measure of how much data you can transfer, dreamwidth is a measure of how much creativity you can transfer. (Okay, and it wound up being one of our only ideas that we could still get the domain for. We couldn't afford to buy a domain off someone.) As a style note for those of you who care about that sort of thing, it's all one word, with no capital letter in the middle: Dreamwidth, not DreamWidth or Dream Width. (We won't beat you with wet noodles if you stick the capital or space in, though.)
--Greer Watson (talk) 17:36, 14 April 2017 (UTC)
Do you have a cite for this quote? I want to add it to the main page. --MPH (talk) 19:37, 14 April 2017 (UTC)
here's the link: http://dw-news.dreamwidth.org/38065.html --Alex (talk) 19:45, 14 April 2017 (UTC)
added it --Greer Watson (talk) 21:39, 14 April 2017 (UTC)