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What exactly does the apps.ycombinator section list versus the normal news.ycombinator section.

For example I know news.ycombinator.com/ask lists all the "Show HN" and "Ask HN" questions.

I assumed apps should be showing recently updated applications but it looks the same as news.yc

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Apparently, someone already asked this on Hacker News here.

Paul Graham's response was:

Another name for news, left over from a time when news had so few users that it would have seemed odd to use news urls for people applying to YC.

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