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Discussion on: Do you prefer desktop or web clients?

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Lorraine Lee

Web. For me it's political. The web is (sort of) an open standard (which unfortunately allowed EME into itself). The desktop clients are proprietary binary blobs, and based on that alone I feel confident in assuming the antifeature superiority outweighs the feature superiority.

I'm even more militant about website vs. mobile app. Few things lower my opinion of a business more than a practice of aggressively steering me from their website to their app (I'm looking at you, Reddit). ALL closed source mobile apps are malware, as far as I'm concerned.