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People use electron because it has a lower time barrier to entry and it works and looks the way you want it to across all platforms.

Time saving is a huge factor in why apps are developed. There is always a balance between performance/resource usage and development time.

I understand why people use electron, it's just such a disappointing choice.

Your talk of balance is ironic considering the subject. It's absurd that a single blank window with no content should spawn multiple processes and consume over 100mb of memory before any logic has been added. Demanding better would almost certainly be met with calls of selfishness so I'll settle with contempt.

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