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Gary D Foster: Software packaging and distribution system. Sun Microsystems, Philip J McKay, Gunnison McKay & Hodgson L, January 6, 2004: US06675382 (161 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for packaging and distributing software. Embodiments of the invention comprise a software packaging system that is portable across many platforms. Each package is self-contained in form of a single-file entity that comprises a payload file and a control file. The payload file ...


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Foster Gary D: Software packaging and distribution system. Sun Microsystems, MCKAY Philip J, December 21, 2000: WO/2000/077614

A method and apparatus for packaging and distributing software. Embodiments of the invention comprise a software packaging system that is portable across many platforms. Each package is self-contained in form of a single-file entity that comprises a payload file and a control file. The payload file ...



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