Simplification

Posted on Sun 03 September 2017 in misc

The modern web has a disturbing tendency towards overengineering things. This is probably because most """web sites""" are actually huge multi user applications with JavaScript frontends that exceed GNU Emacs in size, complexity, and memory footprint. Even many of the "static site generators" are stupidly overcomplicated if all you need is a single page of HTML. A text editor, a bit of Markdown or ASCIIdoc, some static media files, and barebones hosting is really all you need to get your message out to the world. Don't overthink it.