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Google’s might!

This is not to undermine the effort Google India has put in to create the Hindi transliteration tool for Blogger.com, but the title of a recent post at the official blog, “Now you can blog in Hindi” sounds too haughty. Probably Google does not know (or chooses to ignore) that Hindi blogging started way back in 2003 and had a vibrant community of 450+ bloggers blogging in the language (and almost all Indian languages) even before this tool arrived.

By Debashish Chakrabarty

Debashish Chakrabarty, a Software Consultant based at Pune, has been on the Internet since the “geocities” days but opened his Blogger account in October 2002. Apart from this blog he also maintains a Hindi blog NuktaChini.

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