Loud ramblings of a Software Artisan

Wednesday 8 December 2004

PalmSource to build Palm OS on Linux

The Register has an article about PalmSource to build Palm OS on Linux. Does that mean we'll be able to have GPE running on this little beast by scrapping the Palm layer to only keep the Linux kernel ? That would be fun.

GNOME Foundation board 2004

GNOME Foundation 2004 Preliminary Results has been published. Congrats to all the board members.

Why supporting OGG ?

I ask whether Apple next rumored iPod will support OGG, and people then ask why they should.

There is an answer: quality. A Multiformat at 128kbit/s Listening Test has been performed and show OGG as the best quality encoder. They can do it by upgrading software.

The other answer is Freedom, but it is harder to explain.