Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> Opting for Pocket PC rather than Palm is like opting for Windows
> rather than UNIX,
IMO that's a narrowed viewpoint (maybe caused by reluctance concerning
Microsoft/Windows). PalmOS as the PDA-equivalent to Unix? IMO not
applicable, neither technically nor historically.
> - Palm is very simple to use
> - Palm is reliable
Sure. Using OS 4 I whole-heartedly agree.
> There are plenty of programs for *NIX out there and they are
> predominantly free and the development is open, flexible and
> Oh, and guess what??? Palm are switching to UNIX.
Aren't they just switching to Linux/Unix *kernel*-wise?
My TV's digital settop-box might running more Linux than any Palm-Linux will
ever reveal to the end-user...
Or as another try: I do not think that Palm-Linux will be in any way as
useful Linux-wise for the end-user as an Xbox.
Isn't it just all about adressing hardware driver problems - benefiting the
end-user in form of more 'usable' accessories and device options
(hopefully)? Nothing to do with application development, as I was capable to