When we aren't looking for pictures of kittens on the internet, internals developers are nearly always looking for ways to improve PHP, a few developers have a focus on performance.

How to understand "When we aren't looking for pictures of kittens" here?


It is a widely shared semi-serious belief that most people use the internet for trivial purposes, e.g. to view pictures of kittens. The writer is making a "joke".

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  • Or, more to the point, when we aren't busy doing something else (such as looking for pictures of kittens). – Jason Bassford Feb 14 '19 at 21:02

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