Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: windows, linux, and mac klik, one klik for all

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Posts
    8

    windows, linux, and mac klik, one klik for all

    not only mac but bsd, and all linux distros.

    This is just an idea, but I know it would work. Unlike a java -jar, you would not need a vre, as all code would operate natively and fast on the cpu as machine code. The code would be small and you would need only a small 1Kb program to handle the kilk. Thus everyone would klik and run the same klik, but within the klik, it would contain many different executables. Freebasic can compile both to linux and windows, and many languages are now being developed to be compiled natively on many systems. The trick is the language you use, should have a gui in the programming language you use. Thus, all programs would be pixel perfect on all systems.

    For linux the script would extract the compressed file, in a local directory and run it.

  2. #2
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,159
    Yes, we have thought about "universal bundles" that would contain an application for multiple OSes and platforms within one AppDir, such as
    * Linux i386
    * Linux amd64
    * Windows
    * Mac OS

    Why haven't we done it yet?
    * Maintaining this is ~4x as much work
    * The resulting files are ~4x as large

    Regards,
    Simon

  3. #3
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Posts
    8

    new definition of an application.

    An application should not be considered one file but a directory. You probably have a directory on your desktop, what if you clicked on it, and the application in it automatically ran? It would act as an executable directory - sort of what a klik is. But, what if you dragged files into it it would act as a directory. What if you right-clicked on it you can see the contents of it. Thus, if the program in it only dealt with files in the directory, it would be a completely self-contained program that has and uses changeable data.

    So you get tired of this klik application that runs on all Oses and you delete it. Thus, you got rid of everything related to that program. The program, its user manuals, it data, completely clean off the Os.

    What if the program was just a link on your desktop to a ftp site that contained the program. It would be very insecure, but two people in remote parts of the world would be running the same program natively on different Oses. They could be using the same data, or the could be developing their own. Thus, you never install applications, delete applications, or save data.

  4. #4
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,159
    With klik, an application technically is contained within a direcory (AppDir) which is itself contained in a file (cmg = Compressed Application Image) which gets mounted before the application is run,

    You can also unpack the cmg file to get the directory in unpacked form if you wish.

Similar Threads

  1. KLIK can i download it from Windows?
    By malithnl in forum Klik
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-07-2008, 07:29 PM
  2. Replies: 5
    Last Post: 04-17-2006, 03:59 AM
  3. Klik on Windows ?
    By eastwind in forum Klik
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-03-2006, 03:36 PM
  4. Replies: 5
    Last Post: 12-29-2004, 01:12 AM
  5. Replies: 210
    Last Post: 12-04-2004, 03:04 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 8-core 16-thread Desktop Processor - 8 cores And 16 threads picture

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 8-core 16-thread Desktop Processor - 8 cores And 16 threads

$389.99



Custom Build Dell Quad Core i5 | 16GB | 3TB | SSD | Windows 10 WiFi Desktop PC picture

Custom Build Dell Quad Core i5 | 16GB | 3TB | SSD | Windows 10 WiFi Desktop PC

$224.10



Dell Computer PC Desktop 8GB Ram 500GB HD Intel Quad Core i5 3.20GHz Windows 10  picture

Dell Computer PC Desktop 8GB Ram 500GB HD Intel Quad Core i5 3.20GHz Windows 10

$159.99



Intel Core i7-10700K Unlocked Processor - 8 core & 16 thread - 16MB Cache  picture

Intel Core i7-10700K Unlocked Processor - 8 core & 16 thread - 16MB Cache

$299.99



DELL Optiplex 7060 Micro Desktop i7-8700T 6-Core 8GB RAM 128GB M.2 SSD Win10 Pro picture

DELL Optiplex 7060 Micro Desktop i7-8700T 6-Core 8GB RAM 128GB M.2 SSD Win10 Pro

$389.00



Intel - Core i9-11900K 11th Generation - 8 Core - 16 Thread - 3.5 to 5.3 GHz ... picture

Intel - Core i9-11900K 11th Generation - 8 Core - 16 Thread - 3.5 to 5.3 GHz ...

$549.99



Intel - Core i7-10700 10th Generation 8-Core - 16-Thread 2.9 GHz (4.8 GHz Tur... picture

Intel - Core i7-10700 10th Generation 8-Core - 16-Thread 2.9 GHz (4.8 GHz Tur...

$289.99



Dell Desktop Computer 16GB 2TB, 512GB SSD Wi-Fi Core i5 Windows 10 PC New 24

Dell Desktop Computer 16GB 2TB, 512GB SSD Wi-Fi Core i5 Windows 10 PC New 24"LCD

$254.99



Intel Core i7-11700K Unlocked Desktop Processor - 8 cores and 16 threads picture

Intel Core i7-11700K Unlocked Desktop Processor - 8 cores and 16 threads

$379.99



Intel BOXNUC8i5BEH NUC8i5BEH NUC Kit with 8th Gen Core Processor REFURBISHED picture

Intel BOXNUC8i5BEH NUC8i5BEH NUC Kit with 8th Gen Core Processor REFURBISHED

$275.00