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Nokia Confirms Symbian is No Longer Open Source

theweatherelectric (2007596) writes | more than 3 years ago


theweatherelectric (2007596) writes "The H reports that Nokia has confirmed that Symbian will no longer be open source. They write, 'Nokia has confirmed that it has closed the source code for the Symbian smartphone operating system. It says that despite it describing its new model for Symbian smartphone operating system development as "open and direct" the "open" part did not refer to "open source" but to being "open for business". The "open and direct" model is designed, according to Nokia, to "enable us to continue working with the remaining Japanese OEMs and the relatively small community of platform development collaborators we are already working with".'"
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I retract my earlier opinion (1)

LandGator (625199) | more than 3 years ago | (#35739818)

I retract my earlier opinion, that Symbian may not be dead, yet, but it sure does smell funny. It's dead, Jim.
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