Sat, 26 Mar 2005
I am in the process of setting up my blog using Blosxom. Why Blosxom?
- It is open source so that I can use and customize it the way I like
- It does not use MySql or PHP. So I do not have to go to my web administrator to set up MySql accounts and other permissions. Yes, it needs CGI access, but I already have this and I would not dream of hosting my website on a server that does not give me this
- It is written in Perl, so I do not have to learn yet another programming language
- The core of Blosxom is small enough (less than 500 lines) so that it is easy enough to understand and modify. But, a large number of plugins are available to add whatever functionality is desired. This site uses the following plugins: