coding in javascript feels like living in america. everything is broken or abandoned or melting or owned by like two companies and a bunch of barnacles and scammers

the upshot of js being a zombie ecosystem is all the detritus left by heavyweight 10Xers is fucking unreadable but as soon as i hard fork it the code shrinks by two thirds and that includes all the fucking comments i add

@limerence i did not mean to besmirch the name of the noble barnacle. its role is distinct from the scammer.

@garbados Comparing JavaScript to America is insulting (for JavaScript, of course).

@garbados I wouldn't confine this judgment to js. I miss the old days where things where well defined, or defined at its best and there was no need to do anything else than RTFM. Wherever I look at, I see mess and the most obvious questions/answers are hidden. Just as an example, take #helium : isn't normal for you to understand who's currently using it? I pay a beer to anyone who finds an answer to this question on their official website. Bullshitting the user is a standard.

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