Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Oct 2011 20:38 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Sources tell us that Nokia is developing a Linux-based replacement for its S40 phones, called Meltemi. The news was leaked, accurately, by the Wall Street Journal last week. Now we can confirm it. The thinking is that a Linux-based replacement for S40 will allow developers to tap into proven development tools - and Qt. The April memo referred to Meltemi as a platform for 'rich Featurephones' and stated that development will be centered in Ulm, Germany. There's no U-turn, however. Meltemi had been long-been touted as a richer successor to S40. Windows phones will occupy the budget smartphone segment, not Linux."
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RE[4]: Confused.
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Thu 6th Oct 2011 15:53 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Confused. "
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So maybe s60 is to symbian as kde is to linux?

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RE[5]: Confused.
by arsipaani on Thu 6th Oct 2011 20:22 in reply to "RE[4]: Confused. "
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Yes, you are correct.

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RE[5]: Confused.
by zima on Thu 6th Oct 2011 20:56 in reply to "RE[4]: Confused. "
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Maybe slightly broader, more tied to one specific OS - not only DE, but sort of also and/or its toolkit (or maybe Wayland, seeing like it seems to Linux-exclusive, if it had a toolkit)

Series-nomenclature is even older, there's also (still) Series 30 in lowest-end (even ~20€) "dumbphones" (though some of them come with mp3 player now; and some old S30 ones, 3510i for example, had j2me and gprs - but that role quickly went to S40)

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