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I'm not saying "just install Chrome", that wouldn't solve the problem. I'm saying it'd be nice just have a Chromium install that's used by the other apps. If you use anything based on Electron you're using Chromium anyway.

It's not about installing an additional browser, it's about unififying all the Chromium installs in a single package. Imagine how nice would it be if every Java app had its own copy of the JVM: They would be incredibly bulky and near impossible to update (considering the sort of vulnerabilities that the JVM gets, it would be a disaster). It's a scenario for JVM, it's a reality for Electron.




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