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W(h)ither Open Standards for Mobile Linux?

Jan 18, 2008, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)

[ Thanks to e5rebel for this link. ]

"One area of open source that I struggle with is that of mobile Linux: there are so many competing and intersecting initiatives that it is hard to tell who is doing what--and who is winning. Here are some fascinating thoughts from someone deep within that world, Jason Whitmire. He's General Manager of Mobile Solutions at Wind River--once one of embedded Linux's fiercest foes, and now one of fondest fans:

"Limo, and in a slightly different way Android, have killed the standards-based approach to open source development in mobile..."

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