Monday, January 28, 2008

Open Season for Open Source

Nokia has acquired Trolltech. This hot on the heals of Sun's acquisition of MySQL. It truly is an exciting time and really gratifying for those of us that have been saying for years that Open Source Software is viable and that it makes sense to businesses.

I've always had a soft spot for KDE and Trolltech and it really seems like a great opportunity for them to truly become serious players. Webkit has already demonstrated over and over that KDE is build on top of solid technology. An interesting intersection of KDE -> Trolltech -> Nokia and Apple...

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