Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Apr 2007 21:29 UTC
Zeta A lot of things have happened in the past few days concerning Zeta, BeOS, and Haiku. In order to create some order in the chaos, Eugenia and I have created a rough timeline of what happened the past 6-7 years. Read on for the timeline and some more thoughts on the matter. Update: Magnusoft ceases distribution of Zeta. Update II: Access answered the questions posed in the article.
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mmu_man
Member since:
2006-09-30

cheap devs yeah.. cheap and throwable it seems, as they all went out quite soon (1y ?) later when Cobalt got finished IIRC.

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Cloudy Member since:
2006-02-15

They weren't cheap, even by valley standards, and the vast exodus of former Be employees from PalmSource/Access to (mostly) Google/Android happened not at the completion of Cobalt, but rather after Access' acquisition of PalmSource led to a redirection of PalmSource's development effort away from PalmSources PalmOS on top of Linux program toward Access' ALP, which de-emphasized PalmOS, Cobalt, and BeOS like features.

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Lefty Member since:
2007-04-05

Actually, we'd been working on Linux-related stuff for a good year before ACCESS acquired PalmSource, since shortly before PalmSource's acquisition of China Mobilesoft...

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