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Sat, 26 Mar 2005

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I am in the process of setting up my blog using Blosxom. Why Blosxom?

  1. It is open source so that I can use and customize it the way I like
  2. 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
  3. It is written in Perl, so I do not have to learn yet another programming language
  4. 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:

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