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cc5367a7 1# Software considered harmful
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3In the sidebar on the left, you can find why i consider some points of
da55b8d1 4the software bad.
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6I did not fall for the minimalism meme, but sometimes Minimalistic
7software less bad than non minimalistic software. Sometimes a
8"bloated" program is way better than non bloated ones, for example,
9Emacs vs Vim. Or Firefox vs Surf.
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13Here you can find a table (Consider this as a TODO) I am not including
14GNU utilities because, altough they don't follow standards, their
15extensions are kinda useful. So I don't consider them harmful.
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17<table>
18 <tr>
19 <th>Harmful things</th>
20 <th>Better alternatives</th>
21 </tr>
22 <tr>
23 <td>KDE, Gnome</td>
24 <td>i3wm, dwm, Xfce</td>
25 </tr>
26 <tr>
27 <td>Windows, MacOS</td>
28 <td>GNU/Linux, BSD, Haiku</td>
29 </tr>
30 <tr>
31 <td>XML</td>
32 <td>JSON, CVS</td>
33 </tr>
34 <tr>
35 <td>Vim, Vi</td>
36 <td>nano, Emacs, ed, joe, zile, jed</td>
37 </tr>
38 <tr>
39 <td>MacBooks</td>
40 <td>ThinkPads, Toughbooks</td>
41 </tr>
42 <tr>
43 <td>Java, C++, Python, Clojure</td>
44 <td>Perl, C, Common Lisp, Scheme</td>
45 </tr>
46 <tr>
47 <td>Clang</td>
48 <td>GCC, TCC</td>
49 </tr>
50 <tr>
51 <td>Wayland</td>
52 <td>X11</td>
53 </tr>
54 <tr>
55 <td>GTK, QT</td>
56 <td>Tk, curses</td>
57 </tr>
58 <tr>
59 <td>Intel, Realtek, Broadcom network drivers</td>
60 <td>Atheros (ath9k/ath5k compatible)</td>
61 </tr>
62 <tr>
63 <td>Object oriented programming</td>
64 <td>Procedural, or even better, functional programming</td>
65 </tr>
66 <tr>
67 <td>Electron</td>
68 <td>Throwing yourself to an active volcano, you cannot be saved</td>
69 </tr>
70 <tr>
71 <td>Wordpress</td>
72 <td>[werc](https://werc.cat-v.org), [cleg](https://git.qorg11.net/cleg)</td>
73 </tr>
74 <tr>
75 <td>Chromium, G\*\*gle Chrome, Safari, M\*cr\*soft Edge, Brave, Opera, Opera Gaming, Vivaldi</td>
76 <td>Firefox, Librewolf, Qutebrowser, Palemoon, GNU IceCat, Goddamit, Even surf is better than those browsers</td>
77 </tr>
78 <tr>
79 <td>Google Search, Bing</td>
80 <td>DuckDuckGo, Qwant and the best of all, Searx</td>
81 </tr>
82 <tr>
83 <td>WhatsApp, Messenger, Twitter DM's, Discord</td>
84 <td>IRC, xmpp, Matrix, Mumble</td>
85 </tr>
86 <tr>
87 <td>Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo Mail</td>
88 <td>Self hosted email server, [Riseup](https://riseup.net)</td>
89 </tr>
90 <tr>
91 <td>s̜̣͕͠y̹̼̮̱̞͇͢s̟̺̮̼̳ṱe̴̞̜͙m̱͜d̼</td>
92 <td>runit, OpenRC, SysVinit</td>
93 </tr>
94 <tr>
95 <td>MIT, BSD</td>
96 <td>GPL, [VPL](https://viralpubliclicense.org/)</td>
97</table>