You mean all that pr0n that made VHS win the format war?
Wait, There was That
even back then?
you mean Format Wars?
Yeah, I remember the upheaval when we should start using that papyrus crap stuff instead of painting to walls and stones.
The result was that people started to write lots unfocussed roundabout nonsense.
You can say want you want about cave painting - but having to roll around a pile of stones really helps you to stay focussed on what you want to write.