Linked by David Adams on Fri 5th Aug 2011 16:35 UTC, submitted by sjvn
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Market research analyst firm VisionMobile says Google's Android smartphone operating system isn't very open at all. Google's open-source chief Chris DiBona strongly disagrees.
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by tonym on Sun 7th Aug 2011 04:21 UTC
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People this is silly, let me break it down.

How open is Android's source code? Extremely.
How open is Android's development? Extremely not open.

The debate comes from people talking about different things.

You can't debate that the code is open source.
To cut off the Honeycomb code comments, patience is a virtue.

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