Re: [dev] Microsoft considers harmful...

From: Sean Howard <>
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 14:51:01 -0400

The base problem is simple:
The Web is a hammer. It's a nice pretty hammer, but there's a lot of things that aren't nails.

Somebody claiming to be Mate Nagy wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 01:55:37PM -0400, Bryan Bennett wrote:
> > Let's face it - the web is no longer focused on Gopher-like information
> > presentation and gathering any longer. Live with it.
> The Chrome browser source code is 155MB without libraries.
> Its you and similar people who made the web to be like this. And you
> seem to like it. With no irony.
> Incidentally, the last version of the Web that was any good, and the
> purpose and function of web pages that are still usable to some degree
> in this day and age, is still the same - Gopher-like information
> presentation and gathering.
> The bastardization that began with HTTP 1.1, HTML 4.0 and CSS ruined the
> web, and the resulting mess will be unfixable until our civilization is
> wiped from the face of the earth. The only hope for a bright future in
> IT is swift death.
> In short, GTFO.
> With friendship,
> Mate
> PS. gopher owns
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