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Motorola Responds to Nokia's Trolltech Buy

Jan 31, 2008, 20:30 (1 Talkback[s])

"Motorola has responded to the news earlier this week that rival Nokia plans to purchase Trolltech, long-time supplier of the graphical development framework used in Motorola's Linux phones. In a nutshell, the response boils down to, 'We were over Qt, anyway.'

"Christy Wyatt, who heads up Motorola's software platforms and ecosystems group, told LinuxDevices, 'A year ago, we announced that we had founded LiMo [the Linux Mobile Foundation], along with five other companies, to collaborate on mobile Linux [story]. Since then, many other companies have joined. As part of its first specification, LiMo specifies GTK, and we intend to comply...'"

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