This article from Pinboard regarding their experiences in the wake of Yahoo ‘sunsetting’ Delicious has been tearing up the internet all week. It’s a great account of the technical challenges they faced. However, my favorite tidbit was this quote:
Your customers will appreciate that you have a long-term plan that doesn’t involve repackaging them as a product.
Some people don’t mind this. Me? I can’t stand it. I gladly pay for software, services and support in lieu of being aggregated up into a list of sorts.