Re: The One Thing...

From: Charlie Stross (
Date: Thu Jan 25 2001 - 09:41:32 MST

On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 12:26:53PM +0100, wrote:
> Here's one instance as to why the web is broken: it renders documents
> for the user's retina, but it deliberately, stupidly did not specify
> how exactly the document is rendered, making it rely on existing context.

No, the web is broken because people have forgotten that it was originally
about cross-platform portability, not rendering. The rot set in with the
IMG SRC tag, and now it's terminal!

I'm going back to gopher.

-- Charlie "stick in the mud" Stross

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