Re: Am I the only one
I'm not convinced by your argument. They still feel similar.
"Similarly, it's usually difficult to have one app suddenly start reading the resources of another app. That's unlikely to be the same for a web app"
This is what the same origin policy is for.
"Web apps tend to use a lot of libraries. Those libraries come from really nobody knows where"
Native apps also depend on libraries.
"Another issue is with privacy. Theoretically, analyzing network traffic from a web app isn't more complicated than with a native app. In practice, it's trickier."
Security through obscurity.