Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 15th Dec 2008 15:10 UTC
Editorial 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: Rogue repositories?
by sbergman27 on Tue 16th Dec 2008 08:34 UTC in reply to "Rogue repositories?"
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If Linux were more popular with the masses, we'd be seeing plenty of rogue repositories springing up with all kinds of lovelies.

Why wait?

Edited 2008-12-16 08:35 UTC

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