Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 29th Jun 2006 01:33 UTC
Linux Linux has one, last, chance to become the No1 OS in a particular consumer-oriented market (not counting servers): the mobile phone market. The open nature and yes, the hype around Linux has made lots of mobile-oriented companies to consider using Linux for their next-generation cellphones. But there is a major problem on the way to success, a problem which is created not by Linux itself, but by the greed and close-mindness of these same companies that endorse Linux.
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RE: One of the reasons
by Eugenia on Thu 29th Jun 2006 02:05 UTC in reply to "One of the reasons"
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>When you have cellphone with limited memory you can't release

Linux phones come usually with 32 MBs of RAM. "Normal" cellphones come with 4 or 8 MBs. This is not a case of "not enough memory".

Additionally, no one wants different libs for each revision. We want compatibility to the point of Windows. There are revisions on WinMob as well, but they are generally very compatible.

Edited 2006-06-29 02:07

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