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For OCR - I basically only do on a windows virtualbox session with commercial software. Open source was not of sufficient quality at this point (although some people have had success with tesseract for OCR). I only do that on occasion. Most cases (receipts) I just use a good file name.
For sorting the scans I simply use a very good file name and folder name combination. Search via file or GNU locate works fine.
For backup I simply use bittorent sync plus a external hdd
Upstart (1.5): 285 files, ~185k lines, ~97k C
Debian: sysvinit + 120 files, 5.8k lines
systemd (v44+): dbus + glib + 900 files, 224k lines, 125k C
sysvinit: 560kB, 75 files, ~15k lines
Debian startup is smallest, it's only shell with sysvinit (C) as dependency
Upstart is about 10 times bigger in terms of lines of code/text. Most of the extra complexity size comes from C.
systemd is about 10 times bigger, like upstart. But with the mandatory deps it blows up to about one hundred times the code footprint! Most of the extra code is in mandatory dependencies, but the systemd core is also bigger than anything else.
Throw away current decent dev tools for new ones never makes sense
This seems like an all out gamble that they can take on RIM in the corporate market with MS's backing
They can't completely dump Symbian and Meego will continue without them.
If Oracle get it hands on that they could hurt SAP revenues and grab SAP customers. I don't believe the EU will back down. I wonder it that could kill the merger?
Nokia Maemo(with slimmed down X.org), Pre (directfb - framebuffer driver), Android (java rendering), Apple (I don't know about Symbian).
I have to hand it to Palm - their approach of porting webkit to run in directfb is a nice Idea.
Personally I think the future of app development on these phones is simply to use HTML 5