Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th May 2010 18:05 UTC, submitted by MeeAlreadyGone
Linux "Today we are announcing the project release of MeeGo v1.0. This release provides developers with a stable core foundation for application development and a rich user experience for Netbooks. The MeeGo Netbook user experience is the first to appear, with the development of the MeeGo Handset user experience moving to the open in June."
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RE: Whither Maemo?
by werterr on Sat 29th May 2010 00:05 UTC in reply to "Whither Maemo?"
werterr
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2006-10-03

Agreed, also screenshot looks not at all tuned to mobile use. It required a large screen in both directions. (thought that is 'fixable')

For me it all looks feels and for all purposes -is- Moblin. Not Maemo. Sure there working on it, but as it looks now, it has none of the cool underpinnings (debian/ubuntu), none of the gui nokia developed the last couple of years (and works very well on PR1.2), everybody has to -again- recompile there apps, even worse repackage it.

I really really hope that Nokia will release the entire Maemo codebase (the closed parts) to the community.

They wanted a community, they got it and immediately wanted a new community. (roll over to meego or die)

Then please give the ones left behind the entire thing they signed up for.

At least then we can continue making our N900 devices cool for years to come. Make decent ports to devices like the beagleboard and carputers. Fix the unmaintained packages issues and become closer/sticky to upstream debian/ubuntu sources.

Edited 2010-05-29 00:09 UTC

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