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15-20 years from now, it's likely that "browser" will just be the operating system.



This actually reminds me of "es-operating-system"; an experimental operating system copyrighted by Nintendo (yes, Nintendo!), where "every system API is defined in Web IDL".

AFAIK it never went anywhere, but maybe building an entirely new OS/Browser based around WebIDL seemed less insane 10 years ago.

https://code.google.com/archive/p/es-operating-system/




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