Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 13th Aug 2007 18:05 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Access has released screenshots of its Access Linux Program (or ALP), a successor to PalmOS based on Linux, with the ability to run legacy PalmOS applications (not to be confused with Palm's own attempt at building a new PalmOS, also based on Linux).
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RE[5]: iphone?
by codehead78 on Tue 14th Aug 2007 20:57 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: iphone?"
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But they did invent a user interface style that is a huge leap in usabilty. Feature for feature you could say it's been done but, for example, the Google Maps on the iPhone can tell you what you need to know in the time you have waiting at a stop light where on other phones you would spend all your time navigating.

So if you compare use cases rather than just features, you'll see the real payoff.

But, to get back to the topic, the problem is no one wants to pay for QT or rather, force commercial devs to pay for QT to use their platform. This means you're stuck with GTK. Which leads to a bigger issue: if you want an open source project to take a huge shift, you had better have the developers to back it up. You can't freeload. Look at WebKit, Apple didn't try to convince the khtml devs to do it for them, they applied their own resources to the project and let the community build around the fork.

Edited 2007-08-14 20:57

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