Re: [OT] Re: Linux in the News! WooHoo!

From: Bruce Harada (
Date: Thu Jan 23 2003 - 06:58:44 EST

On Tue, 21 Jan 2003 22:26:38 +0000 (GMT)
James Simmons <> wrote:

> Some at this point might stand up and shout what about PDAs. First this
> is a very vertical market. In the real world you see lots of Palm Pilots
> and a few iPAQs here and there. I never seen a linux PDA in large use.
> iPAQs can run linux but they will never ship will linux. I worked with
> several experimental PDAs. Several that never made it to market and even
> more the companies deceided linux was to immature compared to Windows CE
> so moved to using a M$ product.

I normally try to avoid replying to blatant trolls, but this time I'll make an
Take a look at this:

A Linux-based PDA from Sharp (not exactly a two-bit operation), selling quite
nicely thank you very much.

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