Why Nexus One is bad for Linux
Jan 07, 2010, 13:03 (1 Talkback[s])
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"With all the hype surrounding the launch of Google's Nexus one
'super phone' yesterday was one of the biggest Linux phone releases
ever - or was it?
"Google's Android sits on top of Linux, but it's my view that
Nexus One is not necessarily a good thing for the mobile Linux
"Remember back three or four years ago - before Android - and
there was a lot of talk from various groups LiPS, LiMO and vendors
like Motorola about Linux phones. The promise then was a truly open
ecosystem where Linux was the base that would help to make phones
easier to build and faster to develop applications."