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Re:very Windows-like

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on February 15, 2007 06:01 AM
I was just talking about using dpkg for packages that are vital for the system.

I also wasn't implying that something becomes bad because Windows uses it. I was just speculating on the background of the designers of the distribution.

Your point on using images the way Apple does it is valid, I just don't think this is the best approach for programs in the core system. As I said, I would consider to use the best of both worlds. I wouldn't mind to install 5 different versions of Firefox in different locations, but I just don't think this would be the right approach for other applications such as the x-server, gcc or most types of libraries.

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