Re: [dev] [dwm] 2000 SLOC

From: Andreas Krennmair <>
Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2011 16:59:05 +0100

* Kurt H Maier <> [2011-11-02 16:40]:
>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"

I think you are mistaken. Graceful degradation is a different approach.
And progressive enhancement has already become true. Much of the whole HTML5
hype is BS, but it has been shown that it isn't too difficult to develop
web applications that are functional on a vast range of clients, from lynx to
smartphones and tablets to full-brown browsers.

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