Thomas Steiner (@tomayac@toot.cafe) (@tomayac)

Earth, also @tomayac@toot.cafe

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @tomayac ever

July 8th, 2020

Agreeing with @vrandezo, the article on the history of the is a little too pessimistic; a lot has been achieved: twobithistory.org/2018/05/27/sem…. To some extent it’s been too successful even, since some Semantic Web use cases are no longer processatwitter.com/vrandezo/statu…

via Echofon

Terminology, Power, and Inclusive Language in Internet-Drafts and RFCs: tools.ietf.org/html/draft-kno…. 👏 twitter.com/nielstenoever/…

via Echofon

@derSchepp While omitting might be valid, oftentimes both might still be necessary. This is how I understand the difference:

“`html
<figure>
<img src=”cat.png” alt=”Sleeping cat on a chair”>
<figcaption>Well-deserved nap</figcaption>
</figure>
“`

via Echofon in reply to derSchepp

@nhoizey The tools simply treat our own scripts neutrally like any other script. A script that one doesn’t cache for long enough is bad for one’s site’s performance.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to nhoizey

slightlylate Sometimes folks demand specific language in web standards about how browsers should present certain information, e.g. security prompts. This is usually a bad idea, and the Chrome team often pushes back. Here’s why:

infrequently.org/2020/07/why-ui…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:36 AM, Jul 8th, 2020 via Echofon)