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+ - Sailfish truely open?->

Submitted by xophos
xophos (517934) writes "Jollas SailfishOS is foremost advertized as truely open. Yet from a FOSS perspective that is not really the case. And i'm not talking about drivers and firmware (those are closed too).
The core OS is Linux/Mer and hence open anyway.
But the UI Layer and Most of the core applications remain closed.
How is that truely open?
MacOS has an open source core too you know..."

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Microsoft's SkyDrive Drops Silverlight 358

Posted by CmdrTaco
from the well-thats-not-good dept.
mikejuk writes "Microsoft's SkyDrive, a web service that provides cloud storage for end user files, has just acquired a revamped user interface — and it is HTML5 based. Yes, another Microsoft website has dropped Silverlight. How can Microsoft expect independent developers to base their future on Silverlight when Microsoft itself is abandoning it like a sinking ship? Whatever happened to 'eating your own dog food'? It seems that now Microsoft would rather eat dog food made elsewhere..."

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