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Originally Posted by bobthebuilder View Post
This device uses Maemo 5 software on Linux.

(Should the word "Based" be put before the on though? The sentence structure seems odd)
Pedantically, Linux is the kernel, and Maemo 5 is a particular collection of software than runs on that kernel. So, the sentence works.

However, given the more common usage of "Linux", yes, the sentence feels a little peculiar.

EDIT: Beaten by the General!
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Last edited by sjgadsby; 2009-10-01 at 15:21. Reason: General "Speedy" Antilles
 

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