"#Google is now banning the popular Linux browsers named Konqueror, Falkon, and Qutebrowser from logging into Google services because they may not be secure." 🤦‍♂️

bleepingcomputer.com/news/goog

@Kevin Hmmm, they'll block browsers because "Don’t support JavaScript or have Javascript turned off."?

This is funny because I consider JS to be a security hole. (Yes there's a sandbox, no I don't trust it)

@alcinnz @Kevin if you're making a browser, make sure to support just a little JS

@jookia @Kevin Odysseus supports JavaScript, Rhapsode does not. I feel like I have no other choice.

Not that I like JavaScript, as I consider it a security threat that's vastly overcomplicating web browsers.

@alcinnz @Kevin will you offer an alternative for accessibility features like ARIA?

@jookia @Kevin Definitely!

Rhapsode is a voice browser, it is accessible to the blind (but not deaf), and you'll be able to deliver pretty much whatever verbal experience you want as a webdeveloper.

@alcinnz @jookia @Kevin Will it still support text though? Obviously not even people with good hearing can use a voice-only application in every situation.

@grainloom @jookia @Kevin The vision I want to illustrate with it is that we can create different browsers to present The Web in mediums. So if audio isn't the appropriate medium for you, use a different browser!

Though I will still support keyboard input on laptops/desktops.

@alcinnz @grainloom @Kevin Why do they need to be different browsers? Can't they share code and just have different frontends?
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@jookia @grainloom @Kevin They can absolutely share code!

There's plenty of XML (and to a lesser extent, HTML) parsers & HTTP clients already, and I made sure my CSS engine can be flexibly reused.

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