> *Microsoft* needed Meego dumped – Nokia was financing all kinds of
> existing desktop & kernel infrastructure enhancements (gtk-side,
> gstreamer-side, qt-site) for Meego that could all be reused to attack
> Windows on the desktop
I'd say it was the most probable reason for Microsoft to bribe Nokia to kill Meego. They are in general trying to sabotage any success of Linux technologies which can benefit the Linux on the desktop. But it's still just a speculation.