Emergic: Linux and PalmSource
Jan 12, 2005, 00:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Carton)
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"Following this announcement, some people commented that they
saw PalmSource's move to Linux as a final 'desperate' attempt to
rescue the company's fledging fortunes. For my part, I view it as a
very smart and exciting strategic move and one that I envisage will
completely and positively transform PalmSource, the PalmOS and the
Palm community at large.
"Perhaps some of the negative comments stem from the fact that
until now PalmSource's software has been synonymous with 'PDA'
software. Since the PDA market is now stagnant or in decline,
people have thus viewed the future of the company as