Application Installation

Here are notes that bear on introducing and installing new applications, in the form of new code by third parties, into a running system so as not to impact previously installed applications.

Some of the notes below are written for the capability savvy designer; others are for an audience new to capabilities but concerned with how to help the user guard the integrity of his machine.

Software Distribution,
All Powerful Code,
The Apartment,
The Trusted Installer,
A GUI for a Capability System,
The Conceptual User Interface,
Don't Monopolize Hardware Features,
Politics of Authority.