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____/ Hadron on Friday 19 Aug 2011 08:12 : \____
> RonB <ronb02NOSPAM@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> Apparently HP is considering this option.
>> Technology developed by Palm (a brand name HP has phased out) may still
>> exist in some form. In an interview, HP CEO Leo Apotheker said the company
>> was disappointed more with the hardware sales than the performance of the
>> webOS software, which it will try to keep alive in some way. HP is
>> studying its options, which could include licensing the software to
>> handset makers or allowing them to use it for free as open-source
>> software, as Google does with Android.
>> I guess we'll see. But I think an open-sourced webOS could be a very
>> popular choice.
> Yeah, because thats what the world needs. It will be popular with a
> small minority of geeks. It has missed the boat.
It's not about geeks but about hardware makers, e.g. in China. Maybe they can
make it GPL-ed, unlike Android.
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