[maemo-developers] What is the policy of Maemo on the source codes of embedded applications

From: Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Date: Mon Nov 5 14:51:15 EET 2007
On 11/5/07, Huang Gao <huanggao at longcheertel.com> wrote:
> Dear all Maemo guys:
>        I am now studying Maemo system, and found that not all source codes
> of it are opened to public; specially speaking, most embedded applications
> have not opened their source codes, though Maemo is stated as a full open
> source platform now (or these applications are not regarded as part of the
> platform? J ). For instance, source codes of filemanager can not be found at
> any repositories, as well as some other embedded applications.
>        Are there anyone can give me some tips on this point? Is it a policy
> of Nokia that source codes of embedded applications will not be released to
> public, or there are some websites have opened them that are not so easy to
> be found?

Some applications are closed. AFAIK the filemanager is one example,
another one is the media player.

Best regards.

Felipe Contreras

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