The perils of proprietary formats

Posted on Thu 04 May 2017 in Articles • Tagged with wiki, dropbox, voodoopad, proprietary software • 1 min read

A few days ago, I went looking for an old world-building project I created with VoodooPad. I found it but unfortunately I could not get the file to open. Fortunately, I had exported the files to HTML several years ago, so I didn't lose any work.

The reason I wanted …


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Synching and Version Management

Posted on Sat 12 April 2014 in Articles • Tagged with Git, DropBox, development, worldbuilding, Scrivener • 3 min read

Ahead of my next post, where I plan on writing about my first two world-building tools, I thought it was appropriate to briefly write about ways of managing versions or synchronising content across computers.

One major advantage of storing your data as plain text and folders, is that it's really …


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