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On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 2:08 PM, Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:
> I think the distinction between app and application is dependence. As I
> see it, apps depend on specific systems within an operating system, while
> applications can stand-alone on a particular operating system.
I actually think it's more a development based on culture than dependence.
Everyone's going for an "app" now. Just like everyone's in the "cloud".
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