Testing Windows Live Writer

In a bit of a yak shaving exercise, I’m looking for a really simple blog post writer that’s more convenient than using wordpress.com’s web editor. Windows Live Writer works with wordpress.com, how good is its HTML?

    function(i, e) {
        var timeString = $(e).text();
        var filename = $(e).attr("value");
        r[timeString] = filename;

There’s no support for <pre> tags, but I found a plugin that does it. (Update: not suitable for wordpress.com, since it requires Javascript. Use wordpress.com’s builtin tag instead) The ribbon UI is pretty bad and there’s a lot of junk between me and my thoughts. But it’s not terrible. Here’s a picture: