Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 5th Jan 2013 16:41 UTC
Internet & Networking Reedit: "A minimalist, elastic and read-only Reddit web-app client, that lets you create custom 'Channels' with up to 3 subreddits each." Probably the first web application I've used that doesn't make me long for something native. Fantastic work.
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by pooo on Sat 5th Jan 2013 18:31 UTC
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"Gee look at the random reddit app my buddy made" qualifies for OSnews news how?

Edited 2013-01-05 18:31 UTC

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RE: Why?
by Thom_Holwerda on Sat 5th Jan 2013 18:48 in reply to "Why?"
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I don't know the guy.

You are free to skip this item. Nobody is forcing you to read it.

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RE[2]: Why?
by jockm on Sun 6th Jan 2013 05:47 in reply to "RE: Why?"
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Or you could look past the surface of his comment and look at what he is really saying. This post feels odd, out of place. It isn't a review, it isn't an op-ed, it isn't an overview of webapps, it isn't some musing on how webapps could improve, etc.

Instead it is sort of "hey take a look at this, it doesn't suck..." Which I suppose is true, though I have little personal interest in Reddit. There are lots of very good webapps (I like to think that list includes my own app, but I am not here to shill) out there, the one you singled out isn't the one I might, or most people might. Thus it feels like an odd duck.

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RE: Why?
by Nelson on Sat 5th Jan 2013 20:28 in reply to "Why?"
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The question of the viability of web applications is an important one in the context of OSNews given that a lot of mobile OSes are using HTML5 as their application platform.

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RE[2]: Why?
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Sat 5th Jan 2013 20:36 in reply to "RE: Why?"
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Yeah but there is a huge difference between writing a html5 app that will be served over http to a variety of web browsers versus a html5 app that is only run by the os' html renderer.

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