I miss it when websites had actual pages and weren't just asynchronously loading new content into some of the containers, when the Back/Forward buttons worked reliably and didn't risk confusing the website.


I feel like we’re probably due for another iteration of “replace the current bloated, corporate thing with something simple and open.”

@eishiya I remember the frustration when websites gained the ability to open new windows and tabs. It started a chain of inconsistencies with no apparent gain.

@bjonte When was that? I remember using target="_blank" as a child (not knowing I had the option of naming the window and reusing it) before JavaScript became a problem, and I don't think I remember a time before that was an option.

@eishiya I don’t remember the year either. My first browsing was with Mosaic so way before that.

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