Web browsers need to stop
@sir I couldn't agree more.
We need to just ignore Google and make our own thing based on simplicity.
The ideological divide in software between Web/Browser Developers and, uh, everyone else is fascinating to watch.
To web developers, having a fully like-native application experience is their version of Manifest Destiny. We'll catch up to native because _of course we will_. And at all costs
Full Disclosure: I have a "Modern" Web Development background and think that Browsers will eventually deliver a close-to-native-as-possible experience eventually. But that's shifted from excitement to resignation recently.
When you get a taste of simple, composable tools you suddenly realize that by shoving everything into the web we're _losing_ options. Native keeps dying on the battlefield of the web and hopefully that reverses. Especially since Google is now responsible for most of it
@sir I think that the best thing, for us techies, is that Firefox is the most friendly to being split-off into a separate and good browser. It may just come to it one day.
@sir are any or the "web alternatives" like gopher worth my time?
@sir also yes, web bad 😡
@zethra I'm optimistic about gemini
The whole Mozilla VR team has also been fired (a friend of mine worked there), so I guess they won't be adding much stuff on that front at least
@sir I don't think the major web browsers should be called "web browsers" anymore. It's almost like they are their own mini operating systems.
Is there any way someone could coordinate to implement this stopping?
@yoshir convince some key browser programmers of the cause
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