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Emergic: Linux and PalmSource

Jan 12, 2005, 00:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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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 uncertain..."

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