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pifflesnort 368 days ago | link | parent

> They were getting rid of native rendering and replacing it with rendering a webpage. No wonder people were so pissed and no wonder so much functionality was dropped.

I can confirm this, and have heard that this was politically driven by their web-focused engineering management and teams.

Netflix did the same thing, for the same reasons. People built up web fiefdoms and had the political clout to put their job security ahead of user experience.

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