Re: [dev] Interesting Web Browser Decoupling Concept

From: Calvin Morrison <>
Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:34:21 -0400

On 15 June 2017 at 10:13, Dominykas Mostauskis
<> wrote:
> Here's an idea. As an alternative to wrestling with resource heavy
> applications directly, implement heavy taxation on consumer device
> computational power. That is, tax production and consumption of
> desktop or portable devices based on how much they exceed the set
> limits of computational power and energy efficiency. The computational
> power limits could be something like a 2008 eee pc. You naturally
> can't use resource crazed apps like google docs, facebook or modern
> build systems, but everything sensible runs great.
> To continue the regulation rant, closed source should be taxed
> similarly. Arguably, states lose more money due to closed source than
> most companies. At the same time, private interests invest into open
> source much more than states. This taxation should be used to fund
> open source.

I hate communists.
Received on Thu Jun 15 2017 - 16:34:21 CEST

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