Core Snap Refresh and Your App

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What happens for your app when the core is refreshed
The core snap is universally installed on every machine that runs any snap applications. That snap provides the root filesystem which is used as a base of the execution environment of all snap application processes. Most snaps use the core as the base though technically we can now offer other base snaps, as ubuntu 18.04 approaches this will be more and more visible but for now we will just ignore that aspect.

snapstore issues

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evolution of an informal protocol
When the snappy store first came to be it was initially populated by a small group of people working on the very first snaps. It was like a small family and everyone knew each other. The wild-west feeling remained for many months as you could pop in an internal or public IRC channel and ask one of the store developers or store administrators for a favour and get an instant response.