[PLUG] Nokia to adopt Windows, What's the fate of MeeGo?
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Fri Feb 18 12:01:44 IST 2011
On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 5:45 PM, Mayuresh <mayuresh at acm.org> wrote:
> MeeGo which was a merge of moblin (Intel's Fedora like distro) and Nokia
> Maemo (Debian like distro which runs on Nokia N900 and some of its
> predecessors) was supposed to be the way forward for Nokia smartphones.
> If they are dumping this and adopting Windows, that's a sad news for Linux
This is a good opportunity for Nokia to understand and compare FOSS
with a bad platform. I am sure after some initial pushing to Windows
by the new CEO, technical aspects and licensing issues/costs will take
Nokia back to FOSS platform.
> Business-wise is it a step back for them? Time will tell.
Few steps back for a big jump forward.
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