post from Your final updates for IndieWeb SummitHello! Only a couple more days before we all come together for IndieWeb Summit! I am very much looking forward to the weekend, and I hope you all have a fantastic time while you're in Portland. Our guest list is all full up! If you won't be able to make it this weekend, please reply to this message and let me know. That will free up some space for people on the waiting list. Here are a few last pieces of information before we meet. You'll probably want to save this update so you can refer to it as you make your way to Portland for the festivities. Weather The good news is there's almost 0% chance it will rain this weekend. The bad news is it's going to be one of the hottest weekends of the year. The forecast is predicting a high of 95°F on Saturday and 98°F on Sunday! It does cool down to the low 60°s in the evenings, so keep that in mind as you're packing. weather forecast for Portland Breakfast and Lunch We will be providing hot breakfast on Saturday and Sunday mornings thanks to our sponsors, and we'll have coffee available all day as...
post from And now, a brief definition of the web - The VergeAnd now, a brief definition of the web - The Verge
June 22nd, 2017
Analysing what the web is. It’s not the technology stack.
To count as being part of the web, your app or page must:
Be linkable, and
Allow any client to access it.
I think that’s a pretty good definition.
Mind you, I think this is a bit rich in an article published on The Verge:
The HTML web may be slow and annoying and processor intensive, but before we rush too fast into replacing it, let’s not lose what’s good about it.
Still, we can agree on this:
Preserving the web, or more specifically the open principles behind it, means protecting one of the few paths for innovation left in the modern tech world that doesn’t have a giant company acting as a gatekeeper.
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