Tuesday Jun 24, 2008

Symbian Foundation OpenSource Plans


Yet another evidence of the value of OpenSource as a collaboration mechanism. Today was the launch for the Symbian Foundation, founded by Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Motorola, NTT DoCoMo, AT&T, LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments and Vodafone to unite Symbian OS™, S60, UIQ and MOAP(S) and Open Source the resulting platform (full Press Release).

The group will be using the EPL 1.0 license... and they already have a Wikipedia page.

Added: This story is now being carried by mainstream news: BusinessWeek, InformationWeek, NYTimes.