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No "promise" will make me share my diary with a stranger, not even a legally enforceable one, unless I self-censor my diary. Honestly not sure why anyone would entrust their diary to some web service, unless they take a nothing-to-hide approach with their diaries.

Although, a web service to share notes with friends is probably okay.






"Diary" usually means personal and private. But it can mean a lot of things. I can imagine cases where people are okay with that. I've managed a personal "diary" that's on Github publically. It's really just a reference of tech stuff I've learned.

> I've managed a personal "diary" that's on Github publically.

Well that's more of a journal. But yeah, a "diary" service can be used for less private stuff too.


Fair. I've always considered the two to be synonyms.

I was referring to a non-diary journal (in the general logbook sense), but the difference is murky at best.



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