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[5]: This is a bad thing?
by JAlexoid on Sun 6th Nov 2011 15:54 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: This is a bad thing?"
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I keep telling it every day, but somehow it seems most enterprise applications are moving to web only interfaces and with it the trend is comming to the consumer applications as well.

Like it or not, web technologies make up the only universal UI toolkit. In addition to having a automatic update system and platform independence. In addition to being the faster way of implementing most UIs.
If you don't need a lot of processing power, WEB is the best way to proceed.
As for enterprises, it helps with data loss prevention.

* Fast = more efficient = lower cost at higher quality

Edited 2011-11-06 15:55 UTC

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