On Mon, 2011-11-21 at 10:26 +0000, Fons Adriaensen wrote:
Naturally it's not perfect, but the billions of web pages out there that
already exist, and continually multiply, forces them to be somewhat
stable. It's certainly not the case that a well written standards
conformant page is going to not work in a browser in 5 years.
One things for sure, it's more stable than the next best thing. The
numbers absolutely dwarf any other "platform" by several orders of
The dream of having a stable build environment is realistic because you
don't need a stable build environment at all :)
> * As long as the economic system is based on competition people
None of this hand-waving nonsense applies to what you personally do as a
developer. The idea that you would be forced to somehow use proprietary
extensions from the evil capitalists to force marketing down people's
throats when using the browser as a platform and not even involving
servers at all (let along other people's) is absurd.
> * If these sorts of dreams come true, or if we really believe
Anyway, as you said above, building the perfect world is impossible,
right? This applies to Linux too. Should we all just give up and go
> * Given the previous, maybe we should start a new mailing list,
A discussion about technologies to use for writing audio UIs is
obviously not OT, particularly when tablet UIs are a hot topic in music
tech these days, and rightly so.
Deranged paranoid rants about capitalism or whatever are pretty OT,
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