Starting to worry about how many pages are going to end up like this. JS-free fallbacks aren't just about people who turn JS off in their browsers!
it's a bit of a weasel phrase to say "accidents like this do and will happen" when this is the technology (fat client webapps) under criticism functioning properly.
@wrl @platypus @misty I think the problem is to replicate browser behaviour exactly. It can be complicated to figure out which JS should still be loaded. Probably impossible to do properly until a fully-blown rendering engine like Gecko is used.
I am fully with you guys that this is wrong. I believe that webpages should be simple and downloadable.
@misty I suspect that the people drinking the React Kool-Aid either don't know or don't care about the Wayback Machine.
@misty Building on a blank canvas seems so unwebby it gives me goosebumps… a shame all these frameworks didn’t default to SSR first.
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