Care about your users: don't minify your JS!

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A lightning talk by Sebastian Crane at LibrePlanet 2021 where he argues that minifying free JavaScript code hurts users freedom and their ability read, understand and re-use it.

Original story by LibrePlanet 2021 and the Free Software Foundation. Published 2021-03-21, Originally published 2021-03-21.
This work is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.


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Sebastian Crane argues that minified JavaScript code makes it hard to learn from and re-use free JavaScript code because it makes the code completely unreadable.

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