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Ironically, the page took more than a minute until first paint on an old iPad. (I even restarted the poor thing, thinking the HTTP stack had somehow died.) Please, mind that not everything is evergreen and that there's not much reason from a user's perspective to put perfectly working equipment to scrap just because devs decide to go with newest standards only. (Think green computing, which includes electronics waste. This also works both ways: a robust implementation is more likely to work in a few years from now on a then newer, probably much different browser engine.)



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