Hi Parth, I've just translated your article "The Evolution of the Internet from a geek’s paradise to a consumer ecosystem" to Spanish (coming in the next Joomla Magazine edition).
Re-reading your article, I think that your diagnose is sound.
I want a poor student to have the same means of indulging his learned curiosity, of following his rational pursuits, of consulting the same authorities, of fathoming the most intricate inquiry as the richest man in the kingdom, as far as books go, and I contend that the government is bound to give him the most liberal and unlimited assistance in this respect.Anthony Panizzi 1836 - Principal librarian of the British Museum
From a historical point of view, in computing, we can testify how character representation has evolved. Since the basic binary encoding of 0s and 1s, each bit has added more expressiveness. Today, Joomla 3.5 is here to introduce the current gold standard, full 4-byte Unicode (Utf8mb4).
Source: The Joomla! Community Magazine™ Issue 2016 April > Administrators, English: Joomla 3.5: from 8-bit ASCII to full Unicode http://magazine.joomla.org/issues/issue-apr-2016/item/3001-joomla-3-5-from-8-bit-ascii-to-full-unicode
This day in history could be remembered as the evening when Joomla 3.5 was released... until now, it is going to be remembered as the day I rocketed to 6,007 points answering questions in http://joomla.stackexchange.com/!!!
It's fair to say that I'am not alone on this quest. In fact, I'm 4th in the user ranking. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals are assigned to (my nemesis):
- PHP-Prefixer / Product Manager
- PHP-Prefixer is an automated online service powered by a complex rule-based system to apply prefixes to Composer dependencies.
- Extly Tech / Team Leader
- Empower your project with our web solutions. Today, working on Laravel, Amazon AWS, and Ionic. A Joomla Volunteer.