Re: [dev] Interesting post about X11

From: Kurt H Maier <>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 22:44:31 -0400

> yeah, the web has completely changed the way that applications are
> distributed to the users.  for applications that fit the mold, it's
> quite wonderful how companies like 37signals (the people behind rails)
> have ushered in a new class of turnkey web services like lighthouse or
> basecamp or any number of others

utter horseshit. centralized applications were the norm before
inexpensive microcomputers decentralized the workflow. introducing
shitty proprietary closed-source garbage doesn't make them heroes,
even if they inherited an interface from hypercard.

# Kurt H Maier
Received on Tue Jun 15 2010 - 02:44:31 UTC

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