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Re: [] Web app stores

From: Hubert Figuière
Subject: Re: [] Web app stores
Date: Thu, 05 May 2011 08:37:08 -0700
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On 11-05-05 8:08 AM, Luis Villa wrote:
> * They never choke on dependencies. If the app is there, it works.
> (It's just awful that in 2011, when disk and bandwidth have been cheap
> for a decade, Fedora's package tool still asks me by default if I want
> to install dependencies. And it's awful that sometimes those
> dependencies still break.)

In the case of the Mac AppStore or iOS AppStore, the problem of
dependencies is simply solved: there are no dependencies. The software
has to be self contained. I believe it is the same for Android.
This actually remove a large part of the problem, notably the one about

(and yeah that yum ask me if I want to intall dependencies is just


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