[linux-elitists] Linux based Handhelds
Thu Jan 16 12:01:43 PST 2003
begin Alan DuBoff quotation:
> On Wednesday 15 January 2003 23:41, Nick Moffitt wrote:
> > Note that the zaurus sold in Japan does not come with Linux on
> > it.
> I didn't know that. What does it have on it? They didn't put iTron
> in it, did they?
I was at the developer conference where they unveiled the
thing. Basically they had a successful product in Japan already, and
took a shortcut to US release by doing the Linux thing. They
contracted with the Kompany, and got the Qtopia (nee qt-embedded)
stuff polished up and tailored for their box0r.
I'd imagine that the first release in Japan would appear to be
some esoteric and strange computing platform to you.
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