Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 15th Dec 2008 15:10 UTC
Editorial InternetNews.com states: "Microsoft (or a really smart ISV) should build a full application manager for Windows, similar to what most Linux distributions do today." Most Windows applications come with their own distinctive updating mechanism (much like Mac OS X), instead of having a centralised updating location like most Linux distributions offer. While it certainly wouldn't be harmful for Windows to gain such a feature - the question remains: isn't it time we rethink program installation and management altogether?
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RE[2]: Biased summary
by Thom_Holwerda on Tue 16th Dec 2008 23:42 UTC in reply to "RE: Biased summary"
Thom_Holwerda
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These baseless claims utterly ignore sites like this:


Except... You really shouldn't install applications from outside your distribution's official repositories. A common, and wise advice from many Linux users.

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