Who needs web browsers anyway. Just curl that shit and interpret it in your head, it's not that hard

This is a shitpost but there's probably an extreme fossbro at suckless or plan9 who legitimately thinks that

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@Siphonay ah, not quite (at least not usually)

I generally do not connect to web sites from my own machine, aside from a few sites I have some special relationship with. I usually fetch web pages from other sites by sending mail to a program (see git.savannah.gnu.org/git/womb/) that fetches them, much like wget, and then mails them back to me. Then I look at them using a web browser, unless it is easy to see the text in the HTML page directly. I usually try lynx first, then a graphical browser if the page needs it (using konqueror, which won't fetch from other sites in such a situation).

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@monorail @Siphonay Look, when you are the uber techbro, you have to really flex hard.

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@monorail @Siphonay im playing the world's smallest violin for what a hard life rms has /s

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@metapianycist @monorail I can’t believe he’s doing all of that to himself, but also I don’t really care

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@monorail @Siphonay totally the actions of someone with a reasonable perspective on what normal people are like and human use-cases

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@monorail @Siphonay why is he bad?

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@seek @Siphonay i'm not familiar with this site at all, it was just the first search result, but it links sources geekfeminism.wikia.org/wiki/Ri

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@monorail @Siphonay ohw I have heard the pedophilia thing before, but I haven't heard about the sexist part. Thank you!

@Siphonay nyaa, I still cheat sometimes and curl it into a text editor that parses basic HTML 2.0 as rich text formatting. 😿 Lazy cat...

@Siphonay Surely you don't even need curl on plan9? Can't you just cat a file somewhere? :P

@Siphonay never underestimate how irrationally and intensely some techbros are willing to justify their perceived superiority with nonsense like that

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