[MeeGo-dev] Meego spec - for comment
nashif at linux.intel.com
Thu Sep 16 07:28:19 PDT 2010
On 2010-09-16, at 12:20 PM, David Greaves wrote:
> On 16/09/10 11:52, Counihan, Tom wrote:
>>> [mailto:meego-dev-bounces at meego.com] On Behalf Of Arjan van de Ven Sent: 16
>>> I think that in practice, phones will be locked down and the content you
>>> can get on it controlled by the operator and/or OEM. Yes there will be some
>>> people who will buy an unlocked phone (if those are locked down or not will
>>> depend on the OEM), but the vast majority will be operator subsidized and
>>> thus locked down.
>> The IVI vertical reflects the above, OEMs will most likely always lock down,
>> primarily driven from safety concerns - litigation and publicity concerns
>> over the potential of apps indirectly causing road deaths. Think of stuck
>> accelerator pedals recently.
> They won't let you install some apps?
> *IF THEY WOULD* and you downloaded a MeeGo compliant app that used a Surrounds library would it work?
So in case of a road death, who is liable for this Surrounds library exactly?
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