@kzimmermann This is cutting the nose to spite the face, as any technology is what you make of it. There is well-intentioned JS as well as malicious JS.
Stop using C? Stop using computers? What's next on the luddite race-to-the-bottom menu?
I hope I don't sound too harsh but in reality some of the FSF's reasoning is not at all reasonable.
@oedmarap hey, computers use electricity: have you seen how horrible death by electrocution is? We should ban electricity...!
@kzimmermann It's actually the same argument I have for example against Gemini; which takes a deprecated subset of the HTTP spec and claims it's better because it's feature-delimited by design.
I always voice my opinion against organizations, concepts, policies, etc. if I disagree with them. 🧐
But just to be clear my response wasn't meant to come off as belligerent or ad hominem against anyone's choice to follow the principles of the FSF; some of which are fundamental to FOSS in my opinion.
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