The fact that we can have multiple open source operating systems but not one open source fully fledged browser that is not tied to a company worries me. The web truly has gotten way too complex.


@raichoo I couldn't agree more. How is this possible for so many other projects but not something so essential as a browser?

If you haven't seen it, I love this article. It is possible.

@LPS The biggest issues seems to be that the web has been artificially complicated in many ways. It's nearly impossible to implement something as complex without massive funding or a backing entity that also shapes the standards you need to implement. With the way the web is currently standardized it's like fighting windmills.

@LPS Just for the minutes: It isn't either. FLOSS operating systems have impressively improved the last two decades, but they still lag behind proprietary ones in quite some aspects - unfortunately these aspects aren't what's relevant to the crowd using them. There's too much "law of the instrument" going on here too. 😔

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