Could RIM Benefit From Open Source BlackBerry?
Jun 26, 2009, 18:07 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In May, RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie told ZDNet Asia it could make
sense for RIM to move some parts of the BlackBerry application set
to open source. Last October, Cassidy Gentle, a senior RIM software
developer, told EE Times that RIM has an open-source management
team that's investigating open-source opportunities.
"'I would expect some of our Eclipse or Mobile Tools for Java
could be made available on an open-source basis, but as for our
APIs or other software -- that's a pretty big leap,' Gentle told EE