@typhlosion the reason we have coding languages is to express computations in a way that humans can understand and reason about. the primary purpose there is reading + authorship. If we just cared about execution then we'd all still be writing assembly
@nightpool If we're using HTML to represent "passing along what the user intended it to look like" and not as a content-describing markup format, then I'd do <font> and screw the haters.
CSS styles shouldn't be a primary content, and if we want to treat color as that, it shouldn't be there.
October 29 is the 50th anniversary of the first message sent on the ARPANET!
The message was "LO", which was supposed to be LOGIN but the system crashed. (There are alternative stories that it was short for HELLO but contemporary records support the system crash story.)
Dunno if it's just ignorance or if there's something else going on but maybe worth looking into. Info about this W. Jeffrey Brown guy is scarce but he self-identifies as a serial entrepreneur/venture capitalist which makes me skeptical of his motives https://angel.co/w-jeffrey-brown
fourthestate.org is looking to hire someone to maintain and grow their mastodon instance: https://discourse.joinmastodon.org/t/job-mastodon-administrator-developer/2301/1 #mastoadmin
I see. And what now?
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