Re: [dev] [dwm] 2000 SLOC

From: Kurt H Maier <>
Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2011 11:35:01 -0400

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 11:14 AM, Andreas Krennmair <> wrote:
> Another core concept that plays into this is "progressive enhancement",
> which states that the basic content can be downloaded and displayed in a
> simple yet readable manner by only presenting the content itself (w/o
> images, CSS, or JS), and that externally linked CSS and unobtrusive
> JavaScript "enhance" a page if they are supported and enabled in the web
> browser, but of course, the page/web application shall work correctly even
> without e.g. JavaScript enabled (or even supported).

web idiots have been spouting such bullshit since the 'graceful
degradation' days of html4. it's never come true, and it never will,
because the "standards" put forth are anything but. what you are
talking about is the web version of "the check is in the mail" and
"it's not what it looks like"

# Kurt H Maier
Received on Wed Nov 02 2011 - 16:35:01 CET

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