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The nominees are:

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MeeGo
Ubuntu Mobile
Openmoko
LiMo
webOS
Maemo

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Old 01-21-2011, 08:55 PM   #16
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android
 
Old 01-25-2011, 05:09 AM   #17
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Maemo and Moblin are being transitioned to MeeGo to my understanding, so were not included in the list.

--jeremy
MeeGo, even though its current release is 1.1, is far from mature or stable. It is going to take a while before it is ready to replace Maemo on handheld devices. I recently gave MeeGo a try on my N900, and have nothing good to say about it. It looks horrible and is painfully slow. Maemo, on the other hand, is quite a joy to work with.

Besides that, it must be noted that Maemo and MeeGo are very different in essence. Maemo is 'deb' based, MeeGo uses 'rpm'. MeeGo uses Qt, Maemo is Gnome/Gtk+. I could go on for a while. My point is, that you should not dismiss Maemo just like that, only because MeeGo is its likely successor. Especially since this poll is about 2010; MeeGo didn't count AT ALL in 2010. A vote for Maemo CANNOT automatically be considered a vote for MeeGo. It's just not the same thing.

That said, I don't know anything about Moblin ;-)

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Old 01-25-2011, 05:12 AM   #18
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Ubuntu Mobile.
Can be very promising if Canonical learns how to make stable releases.
Quoting https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MobileTeam/Mobile:

"Ubuntu Mobile: Please note, Ubuntu MID is no longer a supported platform. These pages are for historical purposes and for anyone that is currently using the old images"

There's nothing promising about that...

I would suggest removing Ubuntu Mobile from the list and replacing it with Maemo.

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Old 01-25-2011, 11:23 AM   #19
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As Maemo was a standalone release for part of 2010, it has been added. Both Maemo and Ubuntu Mobile will be removed next year.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-30-2011, 07:53 AM   #20
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Android.

Sent from my Archos 70it android tablet. :-)

---------- Post added 01-30-11 at 07:53 AM ----------

Android.

Sent from my Archos 70it android tablet. :-)
 
Old 02-02-2011, 12:34 PM   #21
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Maemo has the most versatility of the ones I have tested (android, meego, ubuntu mobile and maemo). Perhaps Ubuntu Mobile may be more versatile, but relatively few Ubuntu packages are compiled for ARM and it's not a very finger-friendly OS.
 
Old 02-06-2011, 01:09 AM   #22
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Android because it's the best at this time, but I'm hoping to be able to vote for Ubuntu in the future.
 
Old 02-07-2011, 09:59 AM   #23
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android obviously did more this year but i voted for openmoko because i like their openness and their rool-your-own mentality.
 
  


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