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Re: [SLUG] PDA/phone/linux


On Mon, Nov 06, 2006 at 02:36:11PM +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Hal Ashburner">
> 
> > Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > > You will deserve all flavours of pain and misery if you give your wife a
> > > device that does not run Palm OS. :-)
> > 
> > Oh really?
> > 
> > What's wrong with my search engine skills?
> > http://www.google.com.au/search?hl=en&q=source+code+download+site%3Awww.palm.com&btnG=Search&meta=
> 
> Well, www.palm.com is not a software company, if that's what you're looking
> for. Perhaps PalmSource or ACCESS is what you're looking for?
> 
> > What am I missing in this conversation?
> 
> I don't know, and I don't understand your point, either. My comment suggests
> that every non-Palm PDA operating system is an exercise in pain. I made no
> reference to FLOSS.

I just assumed Hal misread 'does not run Palm OS' as 'does run Palm OS'.


Hal?