Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 11th May 2011 20:35 UTC
Google It was inevitable, of course, and rightfully so: Google is having its big I/O conference, so we have to talk about the lack of Honeycomb's source code. While not violating any licenses, the lack of source code doesn't sit well with many - including myself - so it only makes sense people are asking Google about it. Andy Rubin confirmed we're never going to see Honeycomb's sources as a standalone release. He also explained what 'open' means for Android.
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by vivainio on Wed 11th May 2011 20:54 UTC
vivainio
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Bigger problem than open development is the fact that all the work Google puts into Android is entirely useless for the rest of the Linux world (i.e. the part of the world that is not prone to put their eggs to the Dalvik basket).

Whether they disclose the source code is no biggie, if the source code overall is useless.

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