[kwlug-disc] Google purchases Motorola (Mobile)?

Colin K colin at void11.com
Sat Aug 20 10:03:01 EDT 2011


I'm just shocked that none of these companies have tried just simply forking
an android distro of their own for their own devices.  or is the licencing
not really that open?

On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 12:18 AM, John Johnson <jvj at golden.net> wrote:

> **
> On 2011-08-18 22:45, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
>
> It would be significant if they licensed QNX for other hardware vendors,
> ....
>
>
> QNX remains a software product in its own right.
>
> However, the adaptation of the QNX "ecosystem" to mobile devices appears to
> be RIM specific.
>
>
> In looking over the "new releases" on the QNX website http://www.qnx.com/
> I note that there has been a lot of business activity - outside of the
> RIM's mobile development sphere - since the April 2010 acquisition of the
> company by RIM.
>
> And, I suspect that this non-RIM mobile business activity will remain.
>
> jsquared
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