Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Apr 2012 12:02 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless RIM has announced it's going to remove the PlayBook's ability to sideload applications. The company claims it's to prevent the piracy problems in the "chaotic cesspool of Android Market". However, the company provided no evidence, studies, or whatever to back up their claims. Considering the state of RIM's business, I'd say the company has bigger fish to fry, but alas. At this point, I'm just hoping they don't do a BeOS, but open the QNX code before they go belly-up.
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RE[2]: QNX to FSF = HURD
by demetrioussharpe on Mon 9th Apr 2012 20:30 UTC in reply to "RE: QNX to FSF = HURD"
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I think otherwise: it's the fastest way to bury Hurd into oblivion, since QNX will swallow his few active developers if open sourced.


Either that, or bury QNX in the developmental hell that's HURD development. Injecting a working system into a broken system doesn't always yield good results. More than likely, the HURD developers would try to make QNX match the HURD philosophy, ruining QNX in the process.

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