Openness does not scale

Openness and success are not compatible. Openness does not scale, no matter how hard you try.

Openness does not scale →

Related: Why What You’re Reading About Blink Is Probably Wrong, a Chrome Developer talking about the aforementioned Blink:

When landing a patch in both WebKit and Chromium stretches into a multi-day dance of flags, stub implementations, and dep-rolls, that’s many steps away [from directness].

In all honesty, we may have paid too high a price for too long because of this desire to stay close to WebKit.

Think about it.

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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