sad to think that there's probably a nonzero number of people out there whose usual workflow includes using the desktop versions of:
* VS Code
* GitHub desktop
* some other electron app they use/make at work
* aaand an actual normal web browser
I can only imagine how slow their computer must be having to constantly swap to disk
@lunch there are worse things in corporate IT than functional electron apps, honestly.
Did you know: some Web apps here have a ttfb / page load times of 30s + and that's normal and fine?
@Patashu The first three (if you have to use them for external reasons) all have "traditional" web versions so you can use them in Firefox.
VS Code (and Atom for that matter) is evil and you can use Emacs or Vim, there's little reason you would be locked into it. They work better anyways.
GitHub desktop is completely unnecessary, there's numerous other guis that exist and learning the cli is actually much less daunting than it sounds. Look up "git from the inside out".
@lunch @Patashu I specifically use the desktop version of Discord because it is not beholden to keeping firefox open. meaning I can close FF for whatever reason, and keep my chats active. I still need to reinstall my IRC client (Hexchat), but I keep a Terminal Chat window (MUCK) and Discord on a side screen while browsering or gaming or documenting on the main display. it means I can at-a-glance for new messages without tabbing out of a game
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