WhyTheName

Kurtis Hanna Kurtis at riseup.net
Mon Apr 13 03:58:00 UTC 2020


Thanks Dave! I particularly liked this one...

> chromium - web browsers on Linux spent a decade going through a cycle of slick new slimline web browsers gradually getting buried in creeping features until they were as weighed down with chrome grills and ornamental fins as a fifties US car, at which point everyone would switch to some new minimalist alternative. Meanwhile these GUI widgets came to be referred to as "chrome", which explains why Google would choose to advertise their browser as if it was manufactured entirely out of deadweight bling... 


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