An insider's view of the demise of the Symbian Foundation

Posted by Julie188 on Mar 24, 2011 7:41 PM EDT
Network World's Open Source Subnet; By Stephen Walli
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When Nokia decided to turn Symbian into an open source project, the move was hailed as a possible model for how others could embrace the open source movement. OK, didn't happen. Symbian imploded. A model it wasn't. Here's an interesting insider viewpoint on what went wrong by Stephen Walli (of OutCurve, formerly known as the CodePlex Foundation), who was one of the consultants that originally helped Symbian go open source. Hint: never saddle your new open source foundation with 200 employees from the getgo.

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