painfully bad as of The wholesale

Found at: sdf.org:70/users/slugmax/phlog/im-not-surprised

t's really, painfully bad as of 2018. The wholesale move to
client-side, dynamic page generation is partly to blame. And for
brittle as far as dealing with odd browser dependencies. They are
also slower than generating content directly on the server-side,
network overhead of each request). Let's not forget all the
ads, these slow down the sites even more.

Even those of us who try to stay within the confines of a text
browser, or gopher space have to deal with the 'modern' web when it
comes to real-life issues that are now handled online - banks,
credit cards, driver's license and registration renewals - the list

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