At the recent Nokia Developer Summit 09, Lee Williams, Executive Director, Symbian Foundation, talked about the open mobile platform and Symbian.
Some key points mentioned by him:
Symbian Foundation is a community for develoeprs to share ideas and to guide one another to eliminate the need to go through pages of materials, links… without having to download 3-4 different kits and tools and version controlling your own systems and apps.
Symbian foundation helps to create a cleaner access to these resources so that ideas and developers’ creativity does not get diluted.
Here’s one of the slides that he showed, comparing the attribute strengths among the different mobile platform today. These are attibutes that most developers are looking for when producing apps and systems.
Here’s the video of his keynote.