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What's George Ou smoking?
Feb 15 2007 02:06PM
Michael Dalling (mtdalling gmail com)
"... Vista UAC is no different from Mac or Linux privilege escalation ..."
Actually, installers running with elevated privileges was _not_ Joanna
Rutskowska's main point, but most OS X application bundles don't even use
installers; they install by drag-and-drop (which is not a problem as their
support files are in the bundle).
Furthermore, most will install and run with no problems on a "standard"
... which is, arguably, where self-installed apps "should" go:
There are exceptions--the Palm software being one--but, in general, that's the
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