Controversial opinion about Linux 

systemd would be even better if its config files were in XML.

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Controversial opinion about Linux 

@futzle I say this as someone who has used XML for decades, who has actually used XSLT, who hand codes SVG on the regular, etc.: XML is a disaster and it is our responsibility to shield future generations from it as much as possible

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@phooky The most cursed thing I ever wrote was an XSLT processor that was itself written in XSLT. github.com/futzle/naxos

Controversial opinion about Linux 

@futzle I am seriously impressed and also deeply sorry

Controversial opinion about Linux 

@phooky @futzle future generations may be saved from xml by how busy they'll be untangling billions of person-hours of yaml production

Controversial opinion about Linux 

@futzle @phooky how and why 0_o

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@futzle @phooky I am both frightened and amazed

Controversial opinion about Linux 

@futzle @northern_dude @phooky you could replace a lot of javascript with XSLT

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