Comments on 2018-01-05 Why Gopher

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– Alex 2018-01-05 09:39 UTC

Gopher is not dead. I caught the bug when I kept running into the #gopher tag on my Mastodon instance, Octodon Social.

– Alex 2018-01-05 20:11 UTC

Text-only news sites are slowly making a comeback. Here's why. Talking about low bandwidth and disaster areas.

– Alex 2018-01-05 21:21 UTC

Great one, thanks for sharing. And since this is good old HTML, I will use # like this: hasthtag gopher && hashtag greatsite && hashtag thumbsup

Peter Kotrcka 2018-02-18 08:35 UTC

Hahaha! 😁

Of course your comment is also available via Gopher.

– Alex Schroeder 2018-02-18 09:02 UTC

The Website Obesity Crisis: «Everything we do to make it harder to create a website or edit a web page, and harder to learn to code by viewing source, promotes that consumerist vision of the web. Pretending that one needs a team of professionals to put simple articles online will become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Overcomplicating the web means lifting up the ladder that used to make it possible for people to teach themselves and surprise everyone with unexpected new ideas.»

– Alex 2018-02-21 17:09 UTC

An argument by C-Keen on his phlog post, What about a simple degrading web.

– Alex Schroeder 2018-03-15 09:21 UTC

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