__/ [ Mark Kent ] on Monday 16 October 2006 08:48 \__
> begin oe_protect.scr
> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>> Mobile Platforms: Linux -- a land of misconceptions
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| Despite many of the common misconceptions, research by Gartner
>>| Inc. found that in the first quarter of 2006, Linux placed second
>>| in the smartphone operating system market, taking a 26% market
>>| share and shipping 4.6 million units. Linux was beaten out by
>>| Symbian, which dominated with 65% of the smartphone operating
>>| system market and shipped 11.5 million units.
> They're increasingly popular, for sure. I rather like my Linux phone,
> the Motorola A680.
Maybe they should add an amendment to the GPLv2. All Linux-powered device
must be shipped with a Tux sticker. Linux cannot advertise itself and
exclaim its existence. Why should it? Brainwash is wasteful. It's damaging
to society as a whole.
Roy S. Schestowitz | http://en.opensuse.org
http://Schestowitz.com | GNU is Not UNIX | PGP-Key: 0x74572E8E
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