"Making a website builder in C is stupid, why don't you install ruby, install the gems, install jekyll, transcribe all of your content to markdown, setup the deploy toolchain instead!?"

@neauoire (idle thought inspired by your post)

the internet must have been kinda more secure overall when more people were coding their own sites instead of using standardized tools and large platforms

like even if the code is insecure, it’s insecure in a unique way that a botnet wouldn’t be great at exploiting

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@mood @neauoire Alas, cgi bin was almost universally badly used and abused back then...

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