Does anyone know of a web browser that only supports / and includes no support for JS?

@carcinopithecus no ;) What I'm getting at is that the bloated beasts we still call "web browsers" stopped being that some time ago. They've become something more like a JS thin-client for mainframes operated by corporations. A browser than only parsed the web (HTML/CSS) would be much less bloated, require fewer updates (I'm guessing), and wouldn't need et al.
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Throw in SVG and you can do gorgeous (semi-)interactive data visualization, too – or even build weird custom GUIs…

And heck, even partial page updates – the one thing actually giving JS a right to exist – could just be built into HTTP/HTML.

@phryk @strypey @carcinopithecus @ohyran @ckeen @arunisaac I'm in the middle of writing up what I see for replacing JavaScript in future browsers, but certainly the primary one would be to allow links and forms to insert their responses anywhere in their page!

git.nzoss.org/html6/

Much like Intercooler.js implements.

And maybe I'll make some more progress on that this weekend. Perhaps throw in a note about SVG.

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