Sunday, August 19, 2007

So how was my Birthday on 28th July

I will not say that I do not give special attention to my birthdays. Specially, I take some resolutions, some aims ...and, though resolutions do break ... but aims, interestingly always get accomplished(well my aims are not so heroic kinda). This time, I planned to celebrate my birthday myself. Actually, my brother who stays with me, was at home (my hometown) and my birthday was on Saturday this time, so I planned something new for my own goodness.
The first thing that came to my mind was to release my project "Tarang", which is one of my three personal, open source projects that I have planned to work on for rest of my life. Well "Tarang" is quite a bit technical at this stage, and at present it will be comprehensive to developers only. I chose 12O'clock, (the usual birthday bashing time) for its release. And yes, finally I released it ... I really felt nice at that moment --- it was not that I have submitted it at BOOST, or I have completely released it in public, ... neither I have done some really extreme geeky thing ... nevertheless I enjoyed the moment. One cause was obvious --- "Tarang came on some surface", and other cause was --- it was quite a moment for a person who worked so hard on it, that his evenings, and weekends were well defined, quite mechanical for almost 6 months (even more). And you know, when you work like this, there are good enough chances that you will keep loosing friends. Those who say that there are people who do understand, have very weak micro level analytical skill!
I was waiting for phone calls by 12 ... Interestingly none came ... my parents thought I would be sleeping, my sister Nandi was ill ... But as the morning started I got lot of phone calls. Though all of the calls that I got, were not very charming kind ... and I also answered in a very formal sense ... thank you ... great, you have remembered me ... and so on ... As usual ... I took it as a reality ... Most usually, any friendship has an interesting attribute --- people do not want you to be much socially conscious, they want to be in a closed system with you. If you are describing a bigger canvas, of which they may not be a part, of which they do not have prolonged benefits, there are good chances that they will abandon you. Please do not analyze these lines keeping usual meaning of canvas, benefits, etc. However, if you have time, keep thinking.
Cook came in morning. After that, I went to bank. Borrowed some amount ... I waited whole evening, I thought I may have to spend some money over party ...