Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 5th May 2008 21:00 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Ever since I started using computers, I've been baffled by the relative clumsiness of installing applications. Whether we are talking the really old days (launching the Rambo game off a tape), the '90s (running Keen or using installers in Windows 95), or the modern days (still those installers, but now also package management and self-contained applications); it's all relatively cumbersome, and they all have their downsides. I decided to put my money where my mouth is, and come up with my idealistic, utopian method of installing, running, updating, and uninstalling applications.
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by xiaokj on Tue 6th May 2008 15:21 UTC in reply to "Another comment"
xiaokj
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2005-06-30

internal versions can be easily confined to specific programs.

A more practical concern would be the fact that programs can change names. However, it can also be overcome with a specific file, in the program bundles, that state the previous names.

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