Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Feb 2011 11:35 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless A lot of people are wondering why Nokia didn't choose to go with Android. How can Nokia differentiate themselves when Android is a lot more open and free than Windows Phone 7? As usual, the key to this is in the details. If you read the announcements carefully, you'll see that Microsoft offered Nokia something Google most likely didn't. Update: What a surprise. Elop just confirmed Nokia has a special deal with Microsoft. Whereas HTC, Samsung, and so on are not allowed to customise WP7 - Nokia is, further confirming my theory.
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RE: KDE ?
by anda_skoa on Fri 11th Feb 2011 14:41 UTC in reply to "KDE ?"
anda_skoa
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So what about KDE ? Nokia is the main income source for Qt/KDE developers.


Dude, where do you get your numbers from?

As far as I know there are only two people paid by Nokia to work on KDE: Aaron Seigo and Marco Martin.
Then I think there is still the deal between Nokia and KDAB that David Faure can spend 50% of his work time on KDE.

That would be three contributors out of several hundred.

You know, Nokia doesn't send money your way just because you happen to commit code to KDE's repository.

I really wonder how parent could have been voted up. It is obviously inaccurate.

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