If this is your first visit, be sure to
check out the FAQ by clicking the
link above. You may have to register
before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages,
select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
No announcement yet.
Nokia & Microsoft Get In Bed, Qt & MeeGo Take A Back
What do you mean by that?
What's the point of Nokia purchasing Qt? That's a good question.
On its own, there is certainly a point about Qt, namely it is by far the best multi-platform toolkit out there.
I hope that this crap doesn't hurt Qt.
Its still such a big part of intel stratagy I dont see them giving up on it yet. What would be their plan b?
I hope their plan b is: ship MeeGo without Nokia.
They bought Infineon after all, so they technically don't need Nokia to build a phone.
Perhaps they did so because they knew in advance that Nokia was quitting.
Competing with android and iphone OS with windows phone 7 in the near future is a dream. It will take too much time for nokia and developers to adapt microsoft environment. Google and other android users will benefit from this by recruiting developers that nokia fire. Its nokia's death certificate signed by nokia.
Yes. The ONLY slight winner here is MS. They only have upside. If it works, even a bit, they will get _some_ market share in a market they had been losing pretty spectacularly. If it doesn't, they still keep the 3% market share they had today, and they will have sold a lot of new licenses to nokia.
Again, this is an MS alumnus fsking his new company to benefit his old company. Someone explain to me what Nokia's board was smoking when they brought this man in. I demand some of that
To top it off, if you haven't seen the "burning platform" leaked memo from that clown, please do. Way to show leadership, a panicky email to all your workforce. And push them all to the frigid arctic waters. Hey, what do you know, maybe a few will survive. But the real as***les have golden parachutes.
That's really quite sad, for both Qt and MeeGo. But on the bright side, neither can be killed off even if Nokia suddenly disappeared off the face of the Earth. Meanwhile, we can only hope that everything will turn out well with or without them and wait.