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Re: <nettime> Re: Is nettime MEDIA-FASCIST??
cpaul on Thu, 12 Jun 2003 11:43:39 +0200 (CEST)

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Re: <nettime> Re: Is nettime MEDIA-FASCIST??

On Fri, 6 Jun 2003 11:38:29 +0200
Florian Cramer <cantsin {AT} zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:

> There is not one monolithic web-based application which tries to be your
> text editor, E-Mail client and listserver at once, but everyone can work
> locally with the software s/he prefers. For example, I'm typing this on
> a terminal in vim using the mutt mailreader, others might use Eudora, a
> web-based Mailer, and so on. The idea to turn web pages into your
> software applications is very bad in regard to usability and user
> freedom. 

For all these reasons, I suggest not an overarching push towards
a unified web-or-other-interface, but a robust and sustainable raw
feed, which can be utilised and transformed by machines and humans
alike, in a manner of their own choosing.


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