So everyone knows that Nokia is done with MeeGo and the N9 is the first and last MeeGo device that Nokia will ever make. So is MeeGo finished like we heard a little while back?
Intel says not so fast. Apparently Samsung has stepped up to the plate, and will take the mantle to innovate MeeGo further. Over at MeeGo Experts they caught wind of this little nugget from (Netbooknews.de is not an English speaking site so this via Google Translate)
Meego, this unloved baby penguin that has emerged from the former partnership between Intel and Nokia (aka Moblin and Maemo), makes the final Graetsch, at least when seen from the perspective of “Chipzillas”. Several sources have confirmed to us in recent days that Intel Meego, one of the most subsidized Linux derivatives, and therefore no other support is practically disposed of. This does not mean that the MeeGo community to worry about the continued existence of this operating system need to worry, because apparently Samsung will step into the breach and continues to lead the future development.
Let’s not get all gitty here and assume we will see more N9 like MeeGo out there anytime soon.
According to Wiki:
Harmattan, originally slated to become Maemo 6, is now considered to be a MeeGo instance (though not a MeeGo product), and Nokia is giving up the Maemo branding for Harmattan and beyond (Maemo 5, aka Fremantle, and previous versions will still be referred to as Maemo).
So the version of “MeeGo” on the N9 is actually still Maemo and is not a part and parcel of MeeGo that Samsung can continue on with.
Also if you don’t get refence of the picture for the post click here and it all will be MUCH clearer. (plus you will think I’m witty)
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