Re: [dev] XML vs HTML (was: Article about suckless on

From: FRIGN <>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:54:59 +0100

On Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:15:24 +0100
Hadrian Węgrzynowski <> wrote:

> There should be separate stack for pixel-perfect device independent use
> and for semantic web (without CSS and JS), but then semantic web would
> probably just die...
> Even if it would work, I think that web shouldn't be pixel-perfect,
> because we could just use some glorified-PDFs. It's utter nonsense
> that correct rendering of page is depending on some specific font and
> specific font size. It's utter nonsense to not restrict paragraph
> length (at 80 characters or something). It's utter nonsense to assume
> that everyone is using maximised browser window at 1080p.

A semantic web-browser is a great idea. It has already been partially
realized in links. If X-support is compiled in, you can test it out
with "lynx -g".
It's blazing fast (!), but sadly gives insight into how unsemnatic the
web has become over the years.



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