turning websites into executables was a fucking mistake
i need to do a post-mortem on dat-gateway because browser js bullshit killed that project
corporatists springing from every crack like so many blood-sucking mites
> This is a wretched state of affairs. Entering a URL does not represent consent to install software. Imagine an app store where even examining an app meant you had already installed it. Would you want to use that app store? I wouldn't. So how in heck have we arrived at that pattern for browsing the internet?
@garbados sorry, I am so tired of this absolutely correct point of view, I would have expected someone to actually do something about it in the last two years ;w;
@efi the trick is that our circumstances are shaped by dynamics, so it's not merely that someone must "do something" but that such a something must drastically alter our governing dynamics.
in other words, to make good software we must destroy capitalism.
@garbados you are so hot, I love you <3
@garbados is this ok to share?
@gekitsu yeah totes
@garbados cool, thx! :D
@garbados Some comments on your article
* It's not "permit it service workers" it's "permit it to show notifications" because that's the impressive level of marketing that's gone into making that request sound like something you'd want.
@garbados A lot of JS stuff could be done with XSLT.
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