Excerpt from blog post I'm working on for tomorrow
Bonus: the footnotes clarify that this is an under-estimate
@sir For real? How can that be?
@e the open WIP documents
@sir why screenshot text...
@sir that's some weapons grade verbosity.
@doenietzomoeilijk it's not verbose, it's complex
@sir well, yes, but I have a hunch the POSIX or several C specs aren't exactly light weekend reading, either. 😉 Or am I wrong and is the stuff W3C is putting out so mindboggingly complex? It never struck me as such, but then again I mostly stuck with the more basic HTML/CSS bits, so I might be completely off.
@doenietzomoeilijk it's complex because there's a lot of it. The POSIX and C specs are not especially obtuse, and neither are the W3C specs.
@sir and that's why whatwg came into being
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