Mozilla Is Building An Operating System?
Link: Boot to Gecko (B2G)
Not much to say right now as the project is still in the early stages.
Watch this space...?
...we propose a project we’re calling Boot to Gecko
(B2G) to pursue the goal of building a complete, standalone operating system for the open web...
Mozilla Begin Coding Their Own Tablet/Phone OS
According to the BBC here: BBC News - Mozilla starts coding for mobiles and tablets
I question whether there is space for a fourth party in this race alonside Apple, Microsoft and Android?
This part of teh article however does make intersting reading:
If it has low overheads and can rejuvinate older devices then I suspect there may be a place for it after all.
Although the project will draw on some parts of Google's Android mobile operating system much of the code will be freshly written.
Once finished the operating system will compete with Android as it will run on the same devices.
The project team said all code development would be done in the open and shared as soon as it was written.