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A group looking to establish interoperability standards to make it easier to develop applications for Linux-based mobiles has released the first cut of its specs. The Linux Phone Standards (LiPS) Forum announced completion of the LiPS Release 1.0 specifications on Monday. LiPS said the standards will allow industry to achieve …


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"The principal advantage to real open standards comes from choice of implementation,"

Oh great - just what we need. Another hippy platform, with every application written using a different widget set, different fonts and colours, different key shortcuts and completely different behaviour. Yeah - that's its greatest advantage - sure.

While, of course, Google's platform is going to SUFFER, because all the apps use the same technology and look and feel the same. Oh and the fact it's supported by some people who actually make phones. Right.

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