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On the author’s first post

There are good blogs, and there are bad. And there are some that you cannot keep from thinking about. The blog that you are reading falls under the latter category.

Written by an extremely obnoxious person, this blog promises to talk about things that the author feels strongly about, whether it is about Facebook’s changing privacy policies, or about a visit by Saint iGNUtius (of the holy church of Emacs) to his college, or about the fact that he could not install Ubuntu on his computer, because of the existence of the windows pagefile that prevented him from resizing his partition. In short, it promises to be like any other blog, completely useless. This is apparent from the title of the blog itself - Just another blog!

The author believes himself to be a brilliant programmer, supportive of the FOSS movement, from the cliched way he has used the 80’s software joke of recursive names. Frankly who cares if GNU is not UNIX? I mean, ANU too is not UNIX. I mean, I agree that recursion may have been a new concept at that time, but now, a tenth grader knows about it, and frankly, it is NOT funny.

So why even read this blog? I suppose the reasons are the same as the reasons for reading any other blog: Either it has, in some time in the past written something so wonderful, that you hope that the author, in the usual mundane posts may accidentally slip something of the same calibre again. Or, it has been written by a friend of yours on Facebook, or a GTalk contact, and he has put this as his status message, and for lack of anything better, you have clicked on it.

If you could survive reading this blog without screaming your head off with frustration or hitting Ctrl+W, then I would recommend this blog to you. I give it a five on five and a big thumbs up. Do check this space periodically for new content, or add it to your RSS feed.

Au Revoir.


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