Hilarious 24 Apr, 2004
Apparently, web standards are “big, dumb.” They also don’t work. This is all according to a short piece by one David Emberton who touts himself as being a “professional web developer.” Well, I had to check the date of the article to make sure it wasn’t still April 1st:
According to the Web Standards Project, the world needs this stuff because it’s simpler, more affordable and available to all. Oh really? Could it be that they’re just ideas cooked up by a bunch of overpaid intellectuals?
I want the browser wars back. I want to use Flash and PDF (you know, technologies that work) without being accused of bourgeois elitism. Is it really so important to make our Web sites phone-compatible? PDA-compatible? Safe for the flat-footed? No.
Go on, go read the piece. You know you want to As an additional point of interest, the host site is done in Domino; looks quite nice too!
Via Jon Hicks.