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Feb 21, 2004, 01:00 (5 Talkback[s])
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"There was always likely to be tension when several hardware
companies got together to sponsor a common software platform. But
how successful has the process been, and what does the fallout now
mean for the players involved? The reasons for starting out in 1998
were for the companies involved roughly the same. Defensive, and
against the apparently incessant march of Microsoft. That's why
several major mobile manufacturers invested in Psion's EPOC child,
"Six years on, did the plan work...?"