#FOSDEM2019 Keynote

Quote: "Today FLOSS software is everywhere. In some ways the dream of 20 years ago has been realized. FLOSS software is the norm, GitHub is mainstream."

Hmmm, thank you Mitchell. Do you know that Github was bought by Microsoft?

I'm glad "FLOSS is about freedom." This is reassuring. But I'm concerned that Mozilla remains the last bastion of it, and that someone like Steve Klabnik is leaving Mozilla ( maybe for... Google...

#FOSDEM2019 Keynotes

OK, I think that after removing L for Libre from FLOSS in FOSDEM we might as well remove the E for Europe, as all 4 keynote speakers are U.S.Americans.

Or don't we have European Free Software developers?

@Shamar Line 2615 of the script reproduced in

mentions: o = ["acunetix", "beef", "burp", "zap", "fiddler", "netsparker", "sleepypuppy", "sonar", "xbackdoor", "xenotix", "dominator", "littleDoctor"],

To me it looks like a script detector that will tell (someone) that the visiting browser has been compromised.

@Shamar I'm reading

The argument that the Web is broken strikes a sensitive chord in me. Yesterday still I was having this conversation: what browser do we have left? None. Maybe we should definitely drop usage of the Web entirely.

Back to #P2P yes... Still the transition from Web to P2P is not ready, it looks more like a blind dive than a toboggan.

But I digress.

@adfeno @how @mikegerwitz

Progressive enhancement is the best possible use of Javascript, but it's just as unsecure as any other JavaScript.

However you are right that, by spreading opt-in JS and proper mitigations, progressive enhancement would spread too...till the advent of @alcinnz's browser.

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