I honestly don't know what to think about this change. It seems to put the main focus on a lot of unfinished 'products' that are half community driven and half controlled by startups, at the same time the core dat tooling is almost thrown away. The new home page fails both at giving a decent human readable overview and showing how to start using it right away. #Dat #Hypercore
I loved the idea of #dat as the infrastructure for scientific data sharing. Apparently it never got traction.
@steko @el_joa I’ve been playing with and talking about the core technologies (what is now hypercore, etc.), not Beaker. I have nothing against Beaker but it’s not what excites me. Given Apple’s move to kill offline web apps by erasing all your data if you don’t use the app for seven days, I’m now of the mindset that we can’t trust local browser data anyway so I’m changing my design (this was what I was originally thinking of using Dat for). Ironically, might make it more robust.
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