ohhh, yes, that’s a very good observation and a part of the barrier. another example is the fact that a lot of people work on perf for SEO thinking it’s the pagespeed score that counts but it has no bearing on ranking. the algorithm is not described at best & secretive at worst
January 27th, 2021
Yes! Just the other day I said:
I feel sorry for anyone trying to get into the field of web performance … there’s a veritable alphabet soup of initialisms to memorise.
Interesting. But with regards to the acronyms, I don’t believe this is anything exclusive to the area of web performance. I actually think this is a human lexicon trait: we abbreviate by nature. Do we not regularly call the United Nations the UN? How about USA? UK? ⬇️