Re: [dev] Re: Article about suckless on

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 07:21:15 +0100

On 20 February 2014 18:27, koneu <> wrote:
> Nick wrote:
>> Yes, but the web-viewer could suck less, internally. GTK & glib
>> being rather obvious examples. With that in mind I thought I'd take
>> another look at webkitnix today, and found that they're not planning
>> to maintain it anymore. Which sucks.
> Sad... I had hoped for uzbl to switch to it so I'd have a reason to
> leave behind dwb.
> Then again, Webkit itself sucks so badly that using GTK & glib won't
> really hurt surf. One could say that surf is a suckless interface to
> sucky GTK and sucky glib, which interface with C++ WebKit, which in turn
> interfaces with the World Wide Web of Suck.

I'd say surf should be blink[0] based in the midterm future. I spend
some effort on checking how it can be statically linked.

Granted, it might suck a whole lot more than webkitgtk, but I see the
days come, when webkitgtk(+) will fall behind.

The web game isn't suckless. It is suckmore.
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