Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 8th Jun 2011 21:22 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Mozilla & Gecko clones Mozilla Labs has introduced its concept of a desktop replacement called Webian Shell. The Webian Shell basically consists of a browser which will replace the traditional desktop, and where the web applications are given more importance than the native applications.
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RE: Oh boy...
by Dr.Mabuse on Thu 9th Jun 2011 00:59 UTC in reply to "Oh boy..."
Dr.Mabuse
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2009-05-19

Bingo!

The web has it's place, does it really need to replace everything?

Take for example the "talk" about Windows 8: Seriously, HTML5/JS for UI? How is this better than a good clean native API?

What am I missing?

Edited 2011-06-09 01:01 UTC

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RE[2]: Oh boy...
by Luminair on Thu 9th Jun 2011 02:23 in reply to "RE: Oh boy..."
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2007-03-30

its the future man, html is on the cloud man

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RE[2]: Oh boy...
by sect2k on Thu 9th Jun 2011 22:45 in reply to "RE: Oh boy..."
sect2k Member since:
2006-01-17

The fact that our beloved industry is foremost driven by buzz.

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