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Can someone explain the node_modules joke to me please? I've seen it quite a bit now, but I still don't get it. (Attached an example from https://devrant.com/rants/760537/...). Thanks in advance.

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    Node modules has a tendency to become huge as some libraries depend on 50 other libraries but only use a function or two from each
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    The more mass something has the more it warps space around it. The joke is that node modules have more mass than black holes. See https://space.com/1976-black-hole-p...
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    @ItsNotMyFault Thanks!
    @bkwilliams Based on @ItsNotMyFault's answer, the joke is not about the warping space time part, but about the lots of mass (size in node_modules) part, but thanks anyway.
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    It's not just node it's package management in general... To do ftp syncing in php with a library involved 90 files using composer... My version in procedural was 90 lines 1x file
  • 0
    Wow. What an anti-post.
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