Personally, I find both HTTP/2 and Gemini very cool. Gemini is simple and HTTP/2 is not, but I think HTTP/2 can improve the Web experience, while Gemini can provide an alternative to it.
@travisfw (I'm going to stop @ing solderpunk)
Not sure exactly what you mean with your example, could you explain? I think HTTP/2 improves the web experience for the obvious reasons: speed. That's something important to the Web, and I find the protocol itself interesting, despite being complex. Ofc it can still be used for bad purposes, and further the bad aspects of the Web.
@travisfw @makeworld Indeed! I make no claims to having found the very best trade-off between these factors, but I've tried and Gemini seems good enough that people are taking notice and adopting it. If, in the longer term, all it ends up doing is generating enough interest in web alternatives to inspire somebody else to come up with something even better, I won't be mad.
@travisfw I thought it was more a reaction to HTML/CSS/JS... But yes, it replaces the whole stack including HTTP.
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