The big news so far?
The editors listened to critics who complained about registration, which will no longer be required to access most of the site.
Also, news consumers no longer have to be subscribers to the newspaper to access the archives (although registration is required).
Silverman writes that he won’t be techblogging for the next few days as the Chron crew gears up for launch, which suggests that the launch is imminent.
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