Also fml right now, why is that needed to update firefox, so I can see the latest paypal update, so I can authenticate myself, so I can download a statement so I can-

Why has libc even changed?!

@mycorrhiza I think about things in that way too sometimes. I've always dreamed of a torrent client instead of browsers, that looks like soulseek, so you can see what your friends are mirroring. It would be offline first, replication archive-style resilience. There were a few attempts in that direction over the years, but nothing that really worked out.

But going online would mean checking boxes to websites you want to pull updates from, and now you host an instance of that version for others.

@neauoire that sounds so cool. It's a funny thing because all of the pieces of technology necessary for this are absolutely here, but people just don't (know that they) want it yet. But soon, I reckon, they will!

@neauoire @mycorrhiza I think this is what Beaker browser is trying to do. Peer to peer web browsing, and you can host a copy of a website locally and then you can seed that website for others. I think that project is on pause now, but a lot of other peer-to-peer projects are happening these days.

@mycorrhiza @neauoire THANK YOU FOR THIS!!!
This made my day. Lovely description. ❤❤❤☕

@mycorrhiza @neauoire Will read your text tomorrow evening. Need to get to bed. Going to an amusement park tomorrow. All day spinning around in dangerous machines... will need my sleep :O

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