why is this a hot webdev take
hiding URLs from the user may look much cleaner but only because the corporate web loves making their URLs incomprehensible by tacking on a disgusting amount of query params for tracking and other purposes, as well as just not having good site architectures
I am so confused. How the heck is hiding URLs more user-friendly even superficially? Sharing URLs *is* user-friendly!
This is a cyberspace version of the thing where Apple tried to spin getting rid of the headphone jack as “user-friendly”.
Sometimes I cannot believe that anyone would lie as blatantly as tech companies do, which is unfortunate because while I’m still reeling from their last lie they’ve moved onto an even bigger one.
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