The Register: PalmOS Goes Linux--Again
Feb 15, 2006, 03:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Orlowski)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"PalmSource today unveiled its future OS as the Access Linux
Platform (ALP), and this time it really means it.
"It's been a tumultuous year. At the last 3GSM, PalmSource was
talking about moving PalmOS 6.0, aka Cobalt, to a Linux kernel. But
a change in strategy - which led to the abrupt departure of CEO
Dave Nagel last May - saw a shift in focus to a pure-play Linux OS,
details of which were finally disclosed today. In the meantime,
Japanese browser company Access acquired PalmSource, fending off a
bid from Motorola which thought it had sealed the deal..."