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New online community launches for embedded Linux developers

Mar 06, 2009, 14:34 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Cox)

"The Web site, dubbed Meld, is organized and supported by MontaVista Software, which markets a Linux software stack, services, support and tools for the embedded market. Linux-based mobile phone operating systems, such as Android, and middleware stacks such as the one from the

"LiMo Foundation, are coalescing, embraced by device makers and carriers as a way of lowering costs and leveraging open source development. But phones are only one, very visible, part of the embedded market.

"Initially, Meld will provide the familiar Web-based forums that many online community groups use to organize topics into searchable discussion threads. Meld eventually will add tools such as wikis to organize, update and share information, ideas, resources and even code."

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