LinuxWorld: Time for a New Installation Paradigm, Part 4
May 05, 2003, 23:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nicholas Petreley)
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"It is finally that time in the series to formulate changes and
new approaches to software installation on Linux...
"We must address two specific groups to solve installation
- "Application developers: those who design, build and test the
- "Application packagers: those who design and manage the
installation process for the applications.
"These can be virtual groups, of course, because the same person
or persons may be responsible for everything from start to finish.
However, it may be easier to understand the issues if we separate
the procedures and recommendations..."