[maemo-developers] sbox2 & maemo

From: Carlos Guerreiro carlos.guerreiro at nokia.com
Date: Wed Aug 1 00:20:39 EEST 2007
ext Andrew J. Barr wrote:
> On 7/31/07, Carlos Guerreiro <carlos.guerreiro at nokia.com> wrote:
>> What happens on top of the Maemo platform is a different discussion
>> altogether.
> FWIW, I think that there is a distinction between "maemo" the platform
> and the ITOS firmware that not everyone has grasped. Maemo is mostly
> open, a lot more open than the ITOS firmware. I think most of the
> people agitating for Nokia to open stuff want to be able to run free
> software exclusively on their device (at least, that's what I want).
> This could be a different distribution (e.g. Angstrom), or just a
> different environment (e.g. GPE). I think many people want usable
> stuff they can use on their device, not just SDK stuff for developers.
> My two cents, anyway.
> At least, this is what I assume you mean when you talk about what is
> "on top" of the Maemo platform.

Yes, that was exactly my point, thanks.

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