Nokia Funding Minimo
Friday June 18th, 2004
CNET News.com is reporting that Nokia is funding Minimo. The Minimo project aims to build a version of Mozilla that can run on small devices such as mobile phones and PDAs. Nokia began funding development last year but has not yet shipped any Minimo-powered phones, with most of the company's lineup currently using Opera's smartphone browser.
#10 Just the usual business
Friday June 18th, 2004 9:11 AM
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Nokia are probably trying to pressure Opera by this move. From the design of Opera (on the PC platform) since version 3.2, I would be surprised to find anything that comes close. Minimo will have a long way to go. It is, however, a nice move at least for the Mozilla Foundation. I only hope that will not cause significant harm to decent software companies (as Opera).