Today I’m going to clear up some misconceptions about Jolicloud, the current netbook distro of choice on my Eee PC.
At the request of a valued reader I’m going to attempt today to provide a quick and dirty rundown of the key differences between the software license covering Symbian’s new open OS and the GNU General Public License that’s served the Linux community for many years.
In one of the first posts on the Symbian Foundation’s new blog the following proclamation was made about the future of Nokia’s proprietary S60 mobile operating system: “We’re going to give it all away: For free”.
It’s now almost a year later and I have to ask: What’s taking you so long?
I’ve been proselytizing openness for a month today. Clearly I’m going to have to do better…
Am I being naive? Should I stop worrying and embrace The Google Experience? And conversely, can I use an Android device without it?