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The year is 2025

There are five browser cores:
- webkit
- chromium
- gecko
- servo
- youtube-dl, which ended up implementing a full-fledged browser in python to keep successfully downloading videos

> It's now clear that the path forward, if any, is an alternative ecosystem.

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> As a whole, the thing I can most easily do to prevent myself undue burden as a package maintainer in Go is to just not make packages in Go at all.

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Hmm, I wonder how the one thread is going on an issue tracker. Seems there was a giant reply by one of the project leads that tone-deafly said that they're gonna double down on the thing that people hate and that the things people have been seeing are theoretical issues.

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I often think about how air traffic control would deal with dragons, just, in general. It's not like you can threaten to ban a several ton magical being from the skies unless they carry a transponder and radio and file a flight plan (even if you could maybe ask nicely).

And I think the only real answer is "if you see a dragon, you get out of its way".

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this sentence makes you breathe manually

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welp, the answer is: the ads are from 2003, and the Windows build is from 2004

yup, they were trying to make their own, semantic OS, with better indexing than Google could ever dream of, locally, back in 2003

and they were confident enough to tell the world about it

and then this happened

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I think I moved my website post announcements correctly. The next post should be announced from here!

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