Archive for December, 2007

Confused!!! -Dot blindness

Posted: December 25, 2007 in Techstuff
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Are Gmail usernames dot sensitive or not? I had this confusion.

If there is a gmail id say geetha[dot]krish@gmail.com and if by mistake if some one sends mail to geethakrish@gmail.com (without dot) it is getting delivered to geetha[dot]krish@gmail.com. I wondered how that is possible. Then Gmail’s help center told me that u.s.e.r.n.a.m.e@gmail.com is same as username@gmail.com.So there cannot be gmail ids like username@gmail.com,user.name@gmail.com,u.s.e.r.name@gmail.com.So gmail usernames are not dot sensitive and only single registration of a particular username is possible.ie., if user[dot]name@gmail.com is already registered we cannot register username@gmail.com(without dot).This is Gmail’s dot-blindness

Logging into gmail is possible only as user[dot]name@gmail.com and not possible as username@gmail.com (without dot) though the mail delivery is possible when TO field is username@gmail.com if the registered id is user[dot]name@gmail.com.

Gmail doesnt allow users to create an account with underscore where as other email services like yahoo allow underscores.I couldn’t get the reason why they dont allow underscores and why they gave the option of using dot alone in usernames though they doesnt recognise dot as a character during mail delivery.And i dont understand the purpose of dot.Does dot replace the purpose of underscores used in other mail services?

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My Ambigrams

Posted: December 18, 2007 in Art
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Suddenly i got interested in trying out some ambigrams and here are those that i have done: 😉

priya:                                 cyber:

linux:                               tux:

Glugot:                          apache:

latex:                             php:

I m back

Posted: December 10, 2007 in Myself

Hello folks,

I am blogging after a very long span of time. There is no big reason for it. It may due to the fact that there were no much interesting things happen in my life to blog or I was bit lazy to blog. But it really doesn’t mean that I was busy.

I have entered final semester. Very few days to end up my college life. Hope this semester will be good and will enjoy last days of college life with my friends. We have lot of free hours this sem. So we will have lot of fun. I had a trip to Chennai with my friends. Enjoyed like any thing. There was a surprising birthday celebration for me. Had lot of fun in beach, train, hotel, city center, shopping etc etc …

Some of my friends got placed dually in companies like Motorola and Honeywell. My hearty wishes to them. 😉