Linked by David Adams on Sun 6th Nov 2011 04:35 UTC, submitted by twitterfire
Linux Linux advocates have for so long advocated browser-accessed software as a service as a way to break out of Microsoft's proprietary desktop. Now that this world has arrived, there's less incentive to work on native Linux apps.
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RE[3]: This is a bad thing?
by mappy on Sun 6th Nov 2011 08:37 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: This is a bad thing?"
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I would think that webapps in the future will be able to run offline and be packaged in a download.
I guess when they solve those 2 problems you'll love webapps?


"In the future, we'll have a solution to a problem you didn't have with native apps"

Offline web applications are still slower and still don't use the native UI toolkit. Why put lipstick on a pig? Not everything should be delivered through a web browser.

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