[PLUG] Did OS undo Nokia's leadership?

Sharique uddin Ahmed Farooqui safknw at gmail.com
Mon May 14 18:11:25 IST 2012

On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 8:41 AM, pavithran s <pavi.eu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1 May 2012 21:44, Mayuresh <mayuresh at acm.org> wrote:
>> In retrospect, what should they have done - stick to symbian? continue
>> maemo/meego? A combo of these?
> Should have continued with maemo , meego or whatever which is on
> N9/N950 is a complete new system and is uncompatible by the maemo
> which ran on N900 . They actually went into a new distribution before
> they even kicked off !!
> In contrast android is doing a great job .
> There were hardly any N950 devices and by the time N9 / N950 reached
> the homes , everyone has heard of Nokia - Ms deal . Though some
> spirited Qt developers got out some great apps for N9 there was a air
> of uncertainity .
> Tizen announcement put everything on hold . And tizen is another
> distribution altogether , currently running on "zero" devices .
I'm positive about tizen, since Bada is merged into Tizen. Samsung
even showed a device running. I don't think it will replace Android,
we will see few devices every year.
Nokia should learn from Samsung and should adopt multi OS strategy.
Keep one primary and also trying others.

> Maemo project still releases community SSU , but it is like peanuts
> because the bigdaddy Nokia is gone , and he left with all the secrets
> .
> Regards,
> Pavithran
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