[sf-lug] Subject: Re: Mobile Linux, glibc, Java

Brian Morris cymraegish at gmail.com
Fri Feb 11 17:40:33 PST 2011

I think that there is a basic problem for (real) linux on smartphones, which
is the lack of an open hardware platform. Linux is very lucky that the pc

I don't believe that this move by Microsoft will be successful. Unless Nokia
really puts their might behind it. Nokia is #1 in (dumb) cell phones
worldwide and doing well for now but worried about the future. Versus
Microsoft is already in a heap of trouble, the company value has fallen
substantially and they have 20billion+ in debt versus Apple's 40billion in
the bank. Apple could almost probably buy Microsoft and shut down the phone
deal. If there were any threat and I doubt strongly that there will be.

On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 2:04 AM, Tony <ccahua at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is mobile linux at Nokia finnished?
> http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2011/feb11/02-11partnership.mspx
> i was so looking fwd to the next N-series of internet tablets and the
> progression of mobile Meego
> Hopefully this is not an Oracle setting Sun
> Ugh.
> --
> Best,
> tony
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