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Yet Another Google Boondoggle

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Within the past day or so, I’ve switched aftermath‘s theme to Mistylook, mainly to get the page tabs at the top.

There are several aspects of the Mistylook theme that I would have done differently. For instance, I prefer to have timestamps along with the datestamps on posts. And since I never actually use the calendar and probably nobody else who bumps into aftermath does either, I might have an easy resolution to my mild annoyance over it not being centered in the sidebar: I might simply go without it.

When one is dealing with something made available to a mass audience, such things are natural. We all have our own way of doing things, personal preferences and such. But even taken together in the aggregate, all of my differences with Mistylook are minor – they do not interfere with the operation of what Mistylook is designed to do. And if I wish, I can actually deal with any of those differences on my own, simply by procuring paid access to full styling of my WordPress blog. Last but not least, if all else fails, I can very easily shift to some other WordPress style without wasting hours and hours reversing efforts that I’ve already put into writing all this.

But this post isn’t really about Mistylook. It’s about how pissed Google has been making me lately. This time, on their farce of a video posting feature. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by macheide

3 August 2008 at 1:34 pm

Posted in reprobate