Unfortunately it's been a few months since I was able to visit the site (travel, mostly) and in the hopes of getting back to daily visits, I came back today. I thought the site had been hijacked by some high school student practicing "web 2.0". But no, the URL is correct, so I pushed on.
The interface is prettier. I don't think it's better, but then as someone who's interested purely in what Open Source applications have been updated and/or created in the past x days/weeks/months, I'm very biased.
I appreciate all the effort that has gone into the site. However, /my is gone. Now, if I want to see all the projects that have been updated or created, there is apparently no way to do this. Oh, sure, I could go to tagged articles and manually click through several dozen/hundred tags, hoping I might see what has recently been updated/created? maybe? kinda sorta but not really? How far back can I go?
I understand the desire for progress and change, especially if some aspects of an organically grown application have become unwieldy. But this... this appears to be change for the sake of change and that missing 10% better fix everything that's missing.
Just give me back my personal filters and searches by date. If they're on this site now, I can't find them after 15 minutes of concerted effort. Yes, I may be defective and the problem may be a pebkac, but after using a computer every day for 30 years, my inclination is not to blame myself first in these matters.
You'll also note the irony in the most recent "How to use Freshmeat.net" article pointing primarily to /my/.