Linked by Thomas Leonard on Tue 16th Jan 2007 00:32 UTC
General Development In the Free and Open Source communities we are proud of our 'bazaar' model, where anyone can join in by setting up a project and publishing their programs. Users are free to pick and choose whatever software they want... provided they're happy to compile from source, resolve dependencies manually and give up automatic security and feature updates. In this essay, I introduce 'decentralised' installation systems, such as Autopackage and Zero Install, which aim to provide these missing features.
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RE: Make sure this article is read
by twenex on Tue 16th Jan 2007 13:23 UTC
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If you don't have an account with digg, get it.

Jawohl, mein Kommandant.

(That, btw, is German for "no, thankyou.")

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