Category Archives: Open Web

Getting agreements is hard (some thoughts on Matthew Butterick’s “The Bomb in the Garden” talk at TYPO San Francisco)

Getting agreements among implementors about browser-technologies is hard. There’s no magic to make the process of reaching agreements quick, easy, and painless. People disagree. Organizations disagree. The task of us all getting together to work on overcoming our disagreements about details of new browser technologies is time-consuming, often very frustrating, and almost never easy.