TextDrive

I recently became aware of TextDrive, a web hosting service by the people who brought us the Textpattern CMS/blogging application and Textile markup (notice a pattern?).

If I wasn’t already happy with Dreamhost for my hosting needs, I’d definitely be looking into them. TextDrive’s hosting plans offer a bit less than Dreamhost’s, whose service levels are completely ridiculous, but combined with their standard offerings, they still cover everything I need.

What really impresses me though is the “About TextDrive” bit at the bottom of their front page:

TextDrive’s founders are motivated first and foremost by a deep affection for web technology; we’re perpetually struck by its facility for building communities, for fuelling debate, for showcasing endless diversion and fun, and for turning words and images from the private to the public in a blink. We’re also deeply impressed when things just work.

As someone inspired by the same things, this really speaks to me. Never mind hosting, this sounds like the kind of place I would like to work. Too bad they’re all the way down in San Diego.

I will refrain from comparing their service and philosophy to the hosting company I’m currently working for.

Comments

we’re perpetually struck by its facility for building communities, for fuelling debate, for showcasing endless diversion and fun, and for turning words and images from the private to the public in a blink.

Me too ;)