Tim Bray: "The Web isn’t a platform or a database or an API or an OS a cloud or aclickstream or any other of those things.In fact, the Web isn’t even a thing,it’s a mesh of agreements with a nice straightforward engineering rulebook.Play by the rules and you can be part of it and build something great,struggle against them and you’ll look lame and you’ll fail. But don’t try to analogize it; sometimesthe world has new things in it and you just have to deal with them as they are."
Sam disagrees. I'll definitely admit that metaphors can be good, for certain audiences; but they can also get in the way, especially when they're vague and take longer to explain than the code they're meant to describe.
We can name it later
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