HP's webOS to Be Contributed to Open Source Community
But unless some company wants to make a massive, risky gamble, I doubt any company will invest in this enough to make on ongoing series of successful products. Especially when it's not clear how the platform will move forward and keep pace with other mobile OSes. I don't trust HP to steward webOS going forward, and I don't think anyone else does, either.
It's great that they're open-sourcing it. Perhaps some programmers out there can get some great ideas for innovations on other projects, but as a platform for commercial products, I think webOS is as dead as Symbian at this point.
Realistically though, with the way Palm and HP have been managing it there wasn't much hope from the start. At ...
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Opening it up to the open source community at least gives it a fighting ...
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